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Physical Literacy in Schools: Motivations, Observations and What We Can Do to Support Students
Event Date(s) : June 1, 2023
Join educator and Sport for Life physical literacy lead Joe Flavel as he shares trends he has observed throughout his 20-year career in physical education that affect students’ physical literacy development. He will provide practical classroom strategies, and introduce organizational tools and school-friendly resources that will help you support students within and beyond the classroom as they develop the skills, confidence and motivation they need to be physically active for life.
This session will be invaluable for anyone interested in physical literacy development, whether you’re an educator, administrator, program coordinator, physical literacy leader or just looking to expand your understanding of how to foster growth in participants. Hear important insights and best practices from the education system that will inspire you to proactively support the development of your participants’ physical literacy journeys.
Having taught for 18 years ranging from Kindergarten to Grade 12, Joe Flavel has worked with Sport for Life over the last three years supporting the delivery of projects in northern B.C. schools.
Joe was born and raised in Prince George, B.C. He is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Physical Education and Education and a master’s degree in athletic administration. He has also been involved as a community coach in several youth sports organizations.
Joe has a passion for sport, backcountry hiking and lifelong learning. He is a husband and father of two boys (ages 10 and 12).
Production of this webinar has been made possible through a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of the Public Health Agency of Canada.