The A–Z of Social Justice Physical Education: Part 1

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Lynch, S., Sutherland, S. and Walton-Fisette, J. 2020. The A–Z of Social Justice Physical Education: Part 1. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance. 91 (4), pp. 8-13.
AuthorsLynch, S., Sutherland, S. and Walton-Fisette, J.
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Education professionals are morally compelled to ensure that all students feel accepted, safe, and are represented in their classes. Physical education is no different, however, specific practitioner orientated strategies to embark in more socially just practices are scarce in physical education literature. This paper provides the first part of an A-Z of social justice education series where practitioners are provided with examples of socially just physical education practices and ideas for use within classes. As an example, the letter A (Ability) unpacks the hyper-focus of physical education programs have placed on physical abilities and the need to be ability aware in all domains within the subject. Thus, it is essential that we prioritize a holistic and well-versed program for all students despite their abilities. Resources for each letter are provided where educators can find more information.

JournalJournal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance
Journal citation91 (4), pp. 8-13
ISSN0730-3084
Year2020
PublisherTaylor & Francis
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Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1080/07303084.2020.1724500
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Accepted14 Jan 2020
Deposited21 Apr 2020
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Copyright informationThis is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis Group Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance on 27/04/2020, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/07303084.2020.1724500.
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