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Other structured physical activity (OSPA)

Thinking while Moving (TwM)

The Thinking while Moving resources support teachers to embed physical activity into a range of curriculum areas. These resources are targeted at K-6 (Stage 1, 2 and 3) however, they can be adapted for early high school years. 

Thinking while Moving in English

  • Demonstration videos
  • Task cards

Thinking while Moving in mathematics

  • Task cards

Thinking while Moving at home

  • Remote learning sequence
  • Task cards

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Classroom energisers

Classroom energisers are short bursts of physical activities in the classroom that cause students to 'huff and puff' for 5 to 10 minutes.

 


Burn2Learn (B2L)

The Burn 2 Learn (B2L) program uses high intensity interval training (HIIT) to improve students' health and fitness. Students will engage in 2-3 exercise sessions each week over a school term. Sessions are 5-15 minutes in duration, resulting in minimal disruption to regularly scheduled classes.

  • Task cards (available Term 3, 2022)

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Online professional learning

School Sport Unit - Thinking while Moving

  • This online professional learning provides teachers with an opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills to embed physical activity into mathematics and English lessons as a key component of a comprehensive school physical activity program. Participants will explore the research supporting the Thinking while Moving approach and the benefits it provides for student learning, wellbeing and physical health.

School Sport Unit - Burn2Learn (available Term 3, 2022)

  • This e-learning course supports teachers in understanding the importance of providing secondary students in Stage 6 with regular opportunities to participate in physical activity. The online learning unpacks the research informed Burn 2 Learn program and provides participants with the knowledge, skills and resources to implement an effective Burn 2 Learn program in the secondary school setting. 

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Face-to-face professional learning workshops

School Sport Unit - Thinking while Moving: Theory to practice

  • This practical professional learning session provides educators with the opportunity to apply the knowledge gained from the Thinking while Moving e-learning course into practice. Participants participate in practical activities to explore ways to embed physical activity into mathematics and English lessons as a key component of a comprehensive school physical activity program.

School Sport Unit - Thinking while Moving

  • This workshop aims to support primary school teachers in the integration of physical activity into the curriculum and uses the context of mathematics and English lessons to improve students' physical activity levels as well as enjoyment and engagement in learning.

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