Physical Education/Health Education


Connecting Mental Health Literacy and Well-Being to the Physical education / Health Education Curriculum
The Public Health Agency of Canada defines mental health as “the capacity of each and all of us to feel, think, act in ways that enhance our ability to enjoy life and deal with the challenges we face.” (PHAC) Positive mental health is essential for the school environment. When students are mentally healthy, they enjoy contributing to school life, are willing to explore and take healthy risks, and are able to manage stressors and adversity.

Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA)
This Fact Sheet and Poster provide teachers, students, and parents with a clear understanding of Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA), and explain how to determine whether a student is performing physical activity at the appropriate level as well as how MVPA is applied within the K-12 Manitoba Physical Education curriculum.

Cannabis Information and Resources

Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety (MIPS) – Resources
The Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety (MIPS), in cooperation with Winnipeg School Division, and with teacher involvement, developed supplements to two sections of the Physical Education and Health Education curriculum: Active Health Lifestyles/Substance Use and Abuse Prevention (grade 11) and Safety (grade 9). The supplements complement the existing curriculum content by including all of the required elements while incorporating aspects of patient safety life skills: Self-Advocacy in the Healthcare System and Using Medications Safely.

MAKEconnections – Addiction Awareness Resources
Resources pertaining to Substance Abuse and Addiction.

Guidelines for Fitness Assessment in Manitoba Schools: A Resource for Physical Education/Health Education
This teacher resource provides fitness assessment guidelines that align with the fitness management learning outcomes identified in Kindergarten to Grade 12 (Senior 4) Physical Education/Health Education: Manitoba Curriculum Framework of Outcomes for Active Healthy Lifestyles.

K-12 Physical Education/Health Education Curriculum Poster (Adobe Icon 223 KB)
This poster was sent to every Manitoba School for display to promote and explain the new combined K-12 PE/HE Curriculum.

Human Sexuality: A Resource for Kindergarten to Grade 8 Physical Education/Health Education
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Human Sexuality: A Resource for Grade 9 and Grade 10 Physical Education/Health Education
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Back Off Tobacco: Tobacco Education for Manitoba Students

Resources for Assessment to Support Student Learning

Long Term Athlete Development Model DVD
Coaching Manitoba is pleased to present a new educational LTAD DVD (Long Term Athlete Development Model) for coaches and Physical Education teachers! Dynamic warm-up, Core strength, and speed development are all highlighted. This resource is supportive of outcomes contained in GLO’s 1 and 2 (Framework of Manitoba Outcomes for Active Healthy Lifestyles). View sample clips from the DVD and access ordering information.

Progressive Tennis

Get Off the Couch
This is an audio and video clip of a fun song, including signing, for teachers to use to promote active healthy lifestyles.

Framework Flyer (Adobe Icon 99 KB)

Poster Set of 5 General Learning Outcomes Icons (Adobe Icon 13 KB)

Planning Tools

Physical Activity LOG Generic Calendar (Excel Icon 182 KB)
This generic calendar is to assist students in Grades 11 and 12 PE/HE Active Healthy Lifestyles courses track their physical activity participation.

Safety Guidelines for Physical Activity in Manitoba Schools

Planning Tools for Kindergarten to Grade 10

PowerPoint Presentation Slides

Grades 11 and 12 PE/HE Implementation Presentation:

This sample presentation is designed to assist schools and school divisions inform students and parents about the mandated Grades 11 and 12 PE/HE credits effective September 2008.
Note: The below presentations are the same but have been saved as different PowerPoint versions. Select the file that is more appropriate for your system.