Physical Literacy Innovations in Alberta: Panel Session
Panel Presenters: Jennifer Telfer, Barb Longair, Lisa Weekes, and Megan McKinlay
Presentations: Physical Literacy Innovations in Alberta: Be Fit For Life looks at collaborative training opportunities that have resulted from the regional Physical Literacy and You groups. It focuses on how these collaborative opportunities have led to many positive benefits.
Inclusive Pathways to Physical Literacy looks at the key learnings from the community consultations and action planning process from the City of Calgary’s Learn to Play grant project “Pathways to Physical Literacy for children with disabilities”. Also shared is a resource created by the Steadward Centre for Personal & Physical Achievement at the U of A in collaboration with the Be Fit for Life Network called “Move and Play... the Inclusive Way”.
Engaging Unusual Suspects looks at PLAY Parkland: Physical Literacy And You (PLAY), a community active living approach to get Albertans more active, that included in-school physical literacy-based lessons taught by a mentor teacher, out-of-school alternative environment activities, and physical literacy in an outdoor setting at YWCA YoWoChAs Outdoor Education Centre.
Presentation from the 2015 Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Annual Conference and Energize Workshop