Re-visioning what it means to be active
Petrie, K. C. (2013). Re-visioning what it means to be active. New Zealand Physical Educator, 46(1), 16–17.
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The importance of being active for one’s ‘health’ is a constant mantra in today’s society yet we know precious little about what physical activity means and looks like for primary school aged children. Are narrow perceptions of physical activity as running and/or exercising shaping how children can see themselves as active and engaged in movement related experiences? In this interview we profile the work of one primary teacher who has been exploring ways of supporting his students to think about activity and movement in diverse ways.
Physical Education New Zealand
This article is published in the New Zealand Physical Educator. Used with permission.
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