What Is Physical Literacy And Why Does It Matter?

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Best Practices, Executive Director, Future Professionals

What Is Physical Literacy And Why Does It Matter? BY TED TEMERTZOGLOU, @LIFEISATHLETIC Physical literacy is no different than other aspects of literacy. Kids aren’t born physically literate—just like they aren’t born knowing how to read or count. As a parent myself, I know you’re likely familiar with the terms “literacy” and “numeracy”. School boards across Canada have prioritized literacy and …

Moonlight Golf T-shirt Presale

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Best Practices, News & Events, Public Relations

Moonlight Golf to benefit Future Professionals in Health and Physical Education throughout Arizona is this weekend. The 2018 event is on Sunday , January 14 from 5 to 8 pm at Topgolf in Gilbert. We are preselling t-shirts that will be available for pick-up at the event. The cost is $15 and this year’s shirt is a soft cotton premium …

Direct Instruction Matters for all Children

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Best Practices

Evaluation of a direct-instruction intervention to improve movement and pre-literacy skills among young children: A within-subject repeated measures design Chloe Bedard1*, Emily Bremer2, Wenonah Campbell3 and John Cairney1, 2, 4 1Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Canada 2Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Canada 3School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Canada 4Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, Canada …

Introduction to the School Health Index

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Best Practices, News & Events

Introduction to the School Health Index January 10, 2018 — 3-4 p.m. ET This presentation will introduce participants to the School Health Index (SHI), a self-assessment and planning tool for schools to improve health-related policies, practices and programs. Join this webinar : Understand how to complete the SHI; Identify updates to the 2017 SHI; Develop an action plan toward school improvement. …

New Best Practices Blog

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Arizona Health and Physical Education would like to introduce you to Morgan Pardy (Gilbert Public Schools) our Best Practices Chair. Please feel free to contact Morgan at pardy@azhpe.org.