Physical Literacy

PHE Canada has developed the "Educating for Physical Literacy Checklist," a general assessment tool which can help to facilitate...
An in-depth summary of the literature providing background information on physical literacy, its connection to the development of skills,...
This presentation focuses on "Active for Life", which along with physical literacy and sport excellence, is one of the key outcomes within...
Educators play an important role in establishing physical literacy among students. The interactive wheel outlines the nine principles of...
Physical literacy serves an important foundation for many sports (e.g., LTAD) and education (e.g., provincial PE curriculum) policies in...
This presentation from the 2009 Recreation Nova Scotia Annual Conference, focuses on the importance of multi-movement learning...
Three-minute video introduces the concept of Physical Literacy, and provides guidelines, benefits, fundamental movement skills, and...
This resource summarizes four tools for physical literacy assessment and at how the different scales are used for different purposes.:...
Panel Presenters: Jennifer Telfer, Barb Longair, Lisa Weekes, and Megan McKinlay Presentations: Physical Literacy Innovations in Alberta:...
An interview with Dr. Dean Kriellaars, an exercise physiologist from the University of Manitoba, about getting young people to add movement...
Webinar, 44 minutes. This webinar highlights physical literacy resources that leaders in the after school environment find most useful for...
Webinar, 46 minutes. A new resources and learning lab added to the Active After School site highlighting Physical Literacy. Drew Mitchell...
These ready-made teaching units are for educators, caregivers, and program leaders who want to deliver a logical series of physical...
Physical literacy movement preparation is movement that focuses on incorporating and improving fundamental movement skills and...
From Introduction to the Manual Purpose of the Manual: This manual provides instructors with the tools and knowledge required to...
This site includes various resources, such as Activity Cards, Recipe Card Lesson Plans (Eng and Fr), Fitness Dice Activity, and more, as...
This Starter Kit includes a wide range of fundamental movement skills. Have fun as a family using the equipment and games provided. Make up...
Webinar, 45 minutes This interactive, sport-focused webinar is specifically designed to support community leaders and coaches interested...
This resource was developed through a collaborative effort between the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association and Ever Active Schools. It...
Complete physical literacy toolkits designed for kindergarten to grade 12... and beyond! Each Fitness Chart Kit comes with 40 high-...
The Recess Toolkit will provide a resource to aid schools in making recess a safe and active play time, during which the physical literacy...
The following providers offer various training events and opportunities. Contact them to receive information about training opportunities...
This presentation focuses on how physical literacy definitions may, or may not encompass the needs of Canadians with disabilities.
This document from the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence (PISE) has dozens of group activities and games that promote physical...
Play It Fair! is an easy to use educational Toolkit developed to promote human rights, non-discrimination and peaceful conflict...
The journey of developing Physical Literacy starts as an infant and continues into adulthood. This workshop discusses the ever growing...
This Wellspring article addresses the importance of helping all children to achieve physical literacy at a young age and provides an update...
Physical literacy assessment key messages that align with the 2015 Health and Physical Education Curriculum and related Ontario policies....
These checklists provide questions to ask coaches, schools, and individuals to ensure that a child has a quality sport experience. The...
Presenters: Dr. Dwayne Sheehan and Sue Scott This session provides an overview of physical literacy and the role that recreation facilities...
Physical activity in the early years (0–5 years) is an important time for children to develop both physically and mentally. Developing...
Two short reference articles from Canadian Sport for Life in Alberta. "Physical Literacy Definitions" is for parents, coaches, teachers,...
This resource describes and summarizes research related to the Development of Physical Literacy and to the Action (Benefits) of Physical...
This report collects in one place the best opportunities for stakeholders – from sport leaders to mayors, parents to policymakers – to work...
The Sport for Life-RBC Learn to Play webinar series includes the webinar link to the recording, and a slide deck available below the link...
Video, 1.5 minutes. Sport Wales video explaining Physical Literacy.
Video for parents explaining how physical literacy helps children to develop basic movement skills and promote brain development.
Reports on the pilot testing of the CAPL on 10-12 year old children in Ontario. There are 4 core domain areas: physical activity;...
This Wellspring article notes that developing and maintaining physical literacy is a lifelong journey. There have been different...
Describes physical literacy, types of play, the learning sequence, types of games, and simple ways to increase participation.  Refers...
Video, 2 minute Ever wonder what Physical Literacy means? Motivate Canada's female Physical Literacy Facilitators give us great insight...
Defines both Physical Literacy (PL) and Physical Education (PE), and looks at responsiblities for teaching PL, the role of physical...
Two webinar recordings, each one hour, conducted by Drew Mitchell from Canadian Sport for Life. Overview: Brief overview...
Speakers: Andre Gallant, Jonathan Penny YMCAs in the province historically have not thought of themselves as part of the formal recreation...
York Region Public Health has recently released a short physical literacy video and a social media campaign targeting parents and adult...

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