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    Physical and Emotional Safety

    Health and Physical Education promotes a physically and emotionally safe learning environment that recognizes and respects the diversity of all children and youth, and accommodates individual strengths, needs, and interests.


    Here are a few highlights from the video that express how we learn best when we feel safe and included:

    “It’s showing them that success and emotional safety comes in a whole bunch of different packages and, I mean the reality is, not all kids are feeling that way when they come to us, so it’s providing that environment once they are there.” — Robin MacDonald

    “Really respecting each other in the classroom. So I set that tone from September so that by the time we get to those tougher, difficult conversations or things where students might feel uncomfortable they know they’re in a safe place.” — Bronwyn Davidson