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Physical Education & Wellness

“Crash Course” on the Draft Curriculum

The Department of Elementary Education in the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta hosted two public information sessions...
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HOPELab: An Open Letter to all Educators and Caregivers of School-Aged Children in Alberta

An open letter from the University of Calgary's HOPELab, led by Dr. Deinera Exner-Cortens, expressing concerns about the draft Physical Education and Wellness curriculum.
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An Open Letter to All Alberta Parents of School-Aged Children

Dr. Shelly Russell-Mayhew raises concerns about the Draft Physical Education and Wellness Kindergarten to Grade 6 Curriculum. Image source: UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity.
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Review of 2021 Wellness Curriculum Draft

Dr. Angela Grace reviews how the proposed curriculum meets the evidence-based best practice standards for health promotion, eating disorder prevention, emotional regulation, and socialization. Image source: UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity
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Review: Alberta Education’s Draft K-6 Physical Education

The Healthy Schools Lab looks at the structure and usability of the draft curriculum, omissions in this curriculum, and the lack of transparency in the consultation process.
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