This webinar is intended for elementary educators. This webinar will explore Strand D: Healthy Living in the 2019 Elementary Health and Physical Education curriculum. Educational strategies will be discussed and there will be an opportunity for participants to share their strategies and ask questions.
By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Increased awareness of the human development and sexual health components of Strand D: Healthy Living in the 2019 Elementary Health and Physical Education curriculum
- Increased knowledge and understanding of key concepts within human development and sexual health, including gender identity and gender expression, as well as other topics such as pornography, body image, legal age of consent as they relate to the overall expectations of the 2019 Elementary Health and Physical Education Curriculum
- Clear understanding of additional resources and further sources of credible information to support the implementation of the 2019 Elementary Health and Physical Education Curriculum
Alyx Duffy is a genderqueer equity educator based in Tkaronto with over a decade of experience in equity work focusing on 2SLGBTQI safer schools and communities. A founding member of Challenge Accepted, a community-centered equity and inclusion collective, they work to educate and encourage everyone to consider how to make community safer and more inclusive for each and every dynamic individual. Alyx uses “they/them/their” pronouns, and asks others to use these pronouns in reference to them. Learn more at Challenge-Accepted.ca.
Tanya Woods is an Instructional Program Leader for K-8 Health & Physical Education with the Halton District School Board and also sits on the Ontario Association for the Support of Physical and Health Educators (OASPHE) executive. She completed her Bachelor of Kinesiology at McMaster University and her Bachelor of Education at Queen's University. Tanya has worked for the Halton District School Board as an Elementary Physical & Health Educator for 16 years and an Instructional Program Leader for the last 5 years. In her current role, she is responsible for all professional development related to the Elementary Health & Physical Education curriculum, elementary athletics, safety, well being and outdoor experiential education.
Note: The original webinar date was February 10, 2020.
A recap blog post is available for this webinar.