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Resource of the Month
February's resource of the month is the Alberta Curriculum Quick Guide! Get it for 15% off, this month only. Discount automatically applied.
The Alberta Curriculum Quick Guide is our newest resource to support the implementation of the Alberta Physical Education and Wellness K-6 curriculum. It is intended to reinforce the content presented in our (and others’) foundational Phys Ed and Wellness professional learning offerings and to provide a starting point for how to implement the new curriculum. It is a bridge between foundational learning and long/short-range planning/implementation.
WINTER CYCLING CONGRESS
Join us in February 2024 for an unforgettable multi-day event filled with informative sessions, bicycle excursions, and a community of passionate winter cyclists. Discover new possibilities while exploring the cycling-friendly city of Edmonton. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to connect with fellow enthusiasts and learn from experts in the field.
*Note: the link below will take you away from the Ever Active Schools website
Latest Blog Posts
Different Location, Same Shaping the Future! 15 years of Shaping the Future. 15 years of memories, connection and learning all in the name of creating healthy communities and schools. This year, the annual Shaping the Future conference sponsored by Teach Nutrition and Belair Direct may have been held in a different location, but the atmosphere…Read More
Writers: Trevor Henderson, Black Gold School Division Wellness Lead, with support from Tracey Coutts and Shauna Miller-Shaker Ever Active School supports many Active School Travel (AST) projects across the province which boast some pretty amazing outcomes, one of which continues to shine in Leduc, Alberta. In 2020/2021, Black Gold School Division Wellness Lead, Trevor…Read More
Written by Kerri Murray, Director of Strategy and Innovation, Ever Active Schools Sometimes it is difficult to describe what we do. When asked by someone new, the conversation usually goes something like this: “So, what do you do?” “I work for a charity that does school-based health promotion.” “Are you a teacher?” “No.” “Are you…Read More
In 2023, Ever Active Schools launched its Youth Advisory Council (YAC): a group of enthusiastic youth in Alberta and Saskatchewan who provide feedback and personal opinions, engage in discussions around the work of Ever Active Schools, represent the organization at events, and co-develop projects with the staff. Members of the YAC are between the ages…Read More
Healthy Schools Certification: How You Can Make a Difference in Your School Are you looking for a school-based program that everyone can feel good about? What if you could find one that promotes student leadership, enhances student and staff well-being and builds on what’s already happening in your school? How about if the program coincided…Read More
Winter cycling may seem exotic and strange, but if you’ve ever biked in the warmer weather, or cross-country skied, snowshoed, or even walked outside in the winter, you’re 89.6% prepared to ride your bike in winter! How so, you might ask? Well: You already own the clothing. You know how to dress in layers so you…Read More
Ahh, lesson planning: an all-important yet thankless task for teachers. You spend hours pouring over activities, making sure they connect to the curriculum and your targeted outcomes, and you hope your whole class will be invested and enjoy them. Wouldn’t it be nice if, once in a while, you could take all the time and…Read More
The municipality of Leduc, Alta., has laid much groundwork to make it an active living superstar. From its 85 km+ of multi-use pathways, to Telford Lake, to its Parks, Open Spaces, and Trails Master Plan – when it comes to active living, Leduc has some good bones. It is clear that Leduc prioritizes wellness, but…Read More
The air was filled with excitement and anticipation as the doors to the 2023 Running Shoe Gala opened. It was a night of giving back, a night filled with laughter, games, and a healthy dose of altruism. Hosted for the first time in Calgary, Ever Active Schools welcomed over 100 guests to celebrate and contribute to…Read More
Written by Tracey Coutts, Ever Active Schools Watching young cyclists discover the freedom and thrill that comes with learning how to confidently navigate new neighbourhood and community routes is the equivalent of reading about C. S. Lewis’ Lucy moving deeper into the wardrobe, brushing past fur coats that transform to fir tree branches, on her…Read More