Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
Department: Curriculum Studies
In this course, teacher candidates will be encouraged to develop a personal and professional disposition towards living a healthy active lifestyle. Through course content focused on children’s growth and development, assessment, and planning, teacher candidates will learn strategies to support the physical development of students in Prekindergarten to Grade 3. Teacher candidates will explore the importance of physical activity, physical literacy, indoor and outdoor/place-based/land-based environments, holistic development, and health and wellness. Attention will be given to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit perspectives and ways of knowing, and culturally responsive practices that integrate the out of school experiences of linguistically and culturally diverse children and families into classroom learning.
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): Students pursuing the B.Ed. Direct Entry Program must complete EFDT 101.3; ECUR 163.3 or ECUR 164.3 or ECUR 165.3; EFDT 265.3 or ECUR 265.3; EPSE 202.3.
Note: Students with credit for ECUR 352 will not receive credit for this course.
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