Students will learn current methods of teaching physical education K-9 in a Northern environment. The major emphasis will be placed on experiential learning through a variety of activities: Arctic and Dene games, cooperative games, fitness, dance, gymnastics, and outdoor education. The Competency Based Education and Training (CBET) coaching workshop will be explored. Students will learn planning and teaching strategies that are age appropriate for the physical development of children. The Alberta Physical Education Guide to Implementation, the Dene Kede, and the Inuuqatigiit curricula will be examined and utilized. Aboriginal perspectives will be an integral part of course delivery. Appropriate assessment, evaluation and reporting procedures will also be threaded throughout the course.