Tag: school

Register Your School for Winter Walk Day 2019

January 10, 2019

Winter Walk Day is on February 6, 2019, get your school registered today!  Winter Walk Day is organized by SHAPE Alberta who vision is to see Albertan students choose Active Transportation for the school journey.  This one day event encourages people across Alberta to be active outdoors in winter.


Will Your School Garden Grow?

May 22, 2018

School gardens can open a world of learning experiences, all connected to curriculum learning outcomes, and focusing on a range of topics such as ecosystems, plant growth and change, and weather.

Learning to Move and Moving to Learn – Physical Literacy at School

April 25, 2018

Leah Yardley BSc. Kin., CSEP-CEP
University of Calgary, Be Fit For Life Centre

We know that learning to move, through the development of fundamental movement skills and exploration of movement in various environments, helps us to develop physical literacy – but did you know that movement can help improve academic performance?


Start a Walking School Bus

December 14, 2017

Have you heard of a walking school bus?  The concept is simple and takes the school community back to a time when transportation to school provided children with additional physical activity.  Today’s children are 40% less active than they were 30 years ago.  Imagine if they utilized their travel to school time every day as an opportunity to get more active!  An average Kindergartner takes 77.6 strides per min, and they can walk 1 km in 15-20 minutes.


Nutrition Activities in Any Classroom For Junior and Senior High

May 3, 2017

The Teacher’s Guide provides teachers with 10 ready-to-use interactive activity stations. The activities will engage students to learn about healthy eating through self-reflection and investigation. The activities can be self-directed or completed as a class. This resource is also available in French.