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Gathering Strength: Indigenous Mental Health and High School

Susan Greene

Throughout my career as a teacher, I have supported numerous students with various strategies to help them reach the goals they had set for themselves. I have worked primarily in communities with a high percentage of Aboriginal people. Many students are struggling with mental health issues and mental health illnesses that affect all areas of…

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Using Video Analysis as Formative Assessment in the Physical Education Classroom

Russell Munkler
Cole Wilson

This study seeks to understand how the use of tablets to record and analyze videos of student performance can overcome some of these difficulties. IPads will be used to record student performance.  These videos can immediately be used to analyze the performance and give students visual cues as well as auditory cues to improve their…

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Their Voices: What High School Students are Saying About School-Related Anxiety

Jenn de Lugt
Jenn Wiens

The purpose of this study is to further our understanding of anxiety as experienced by Grade 10 students in one high school in a mid-sized city in southern Saskatchewan. Through this initial study a better understanding is sought of the types of anxieties experienced by high school students, how it affects them, how they cope…

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Developing Physical Literacy in Children and Youth: Opening the Door to a Lifetime of Physical Activity

Cole Wilson

This project explores ways teachers can come together as a community of learners to explore effective ways to promote physical literacy in children. Physical literacy is a key component of the physical education curriculum. Children with high levels of physical literacy have been shown to have higher perceptions of competence, self-worth and overall fitness.

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