'It's not as Easy as just Saying 20 Minutes a Day': Exploring Teacher and Principal Experiences Implementing a Provincial Physical Activity Policy

@inproceedings{Brown2015ItsNA,
  title={'It's not as Easy as just Saying 20 Minutes a Day': Exploring Teacher and Principal Experiences Implementing a Provincial Physical Activity Policy},
  author={Kristin M Brown and Susan J. Elliott},
  year={2015}
}
In 2005, the Ontario Ministry of Education implemented the Daily Physical Activity (DPA) Policy to provide every elementary student with at least 20 minutes of sustained moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity each day. This exploratory research sought to understand the factors shaping DPA implementation in schools and classrooms, from the perspective of elementary school teachers and principals. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with Ontario grade 1-8 teachers (n=14) and… CONTINUE READING

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