Friday, March 16, 2012: 7:30 AM-8:30 AM
Convention Center: Ballroom A
NASPE/Middle and High School PE
|Speakers:||Ken Gilbertson, University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, MN; and Amy Versnik Nowak, University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, MN|
Recent efforts in Minnesota to incorporate outdoor education into PE curricula pose challenges in delivery and in achieving outcomes of improved health and life-skills. A two-year program in NE Minnesota revealed logistical challenges and preliminary health outcomes. We will discuss those challenges and outcomes and how to join OE into PE curricula on a statewide level.