What are you Counting On: Physical Education and Numeracy?

Physical Education has its own curricular expectations. However, some of these expectations can be met or reinforced through other curricular areas, and other curricular areas (with a focus on mathematics) can have some of their expectations met or reinforced in Physical Education Classes. We will demonstrate some of these activities. Be prepared to learn through involvement in these activities. The workshop includes giveaways of valuable equipment for physical literacy activities.

Target Audience

Elementary school teachers (K-7)


1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

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    John Byl

    John Byl, PhD, (he, him) is the Canadian Gopher Educational Consultant, was president of CIRA Ontario (2003-2018), and a retired professor of Physical Education at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario (1986-2014). Dr. Byl has authored or coauthored over 30 books. He is the winner of several professional awards, including the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for promoting physical activity across Canada, and is a regular workshop leader across Canada. He has a special interest in promoting fun, active participation for all children and developing and maintaining personal wellness.