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Session Number:
E13
Time:
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Room Number:
PE 110
Speaker:
Simon Schaerz
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Curriculum Focus:

Grade Level:
DIV I, DIV II,
Title:
Evaluating fundamental movement skills in children
Topic:
Fundamental movement skills (FMS) are crucial for success in sports and lifelong involvement in physical activity. This session will focus on ways educators can evaluate FMS
Summary:
- Short presentation (power point) on physical literacy and fundamental movement skills. - Introduction to the Canadian Agility and movement skill assessment (CAMSA). - Practice using and scoring the CAMSA. - Evaluation and reflection on teachers' own fundamental movement skills and physical literacy. - Invitation to complete survey (survey results will be part of UofL research, additional documentation will be provided by researcher(s))
Biography:
Simon Schaerz is a PhD student in the Faculty of Education at the University of Lethbrigde. He is also an Exercise Science and Physical Education faculty member at Lethbridge College. Simon is currently researching teachers' experiences and perceptions with physical literacy in the classroom.
 

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