Innovative Noojmowin Teg program tests elementary fitness
Manitoulin Expositor | by Michael Erskine | April 3, 2019
AUNDECK OMNI KANING—The sound of bouncing balls and laughter filled the gymnasium at the Four Directions Complex recently as Noojmowin Teg Health Centre staff could be seen carefully recording data on their clipboards.
“We were doing a series of physical literacy assessments,” explained Nelson Wood, Healthy Living coordinator for Noojmowin Teg. “We invited all of the Manitoulin schools with Grades 4 and 8 First Nations students.”
The goal of the new testing program is to first discover a baseline for physical literacy of the students... Read full article »