The Petro-Canada Paralympic Schools Program is a free online teachers’ resource to help teachers engage students in the Paralympic spirit. It provides teachers with the resources to educate students on parasport and establish positive perceptions of people with a physical disability. Developed for elementary school students, paralympiceducation.ca provides lesson plans, student activities and media resources.
Canadian Paralympic Schools Program
"At Petro-Canada, we understand the importance of education and how knowledge can, in turn, foster an understanding of inclusion, reflection and inspiration. Through this innovative program, you will meet extremely talented athletes and follow their achievement at the upcoming Paralympic Games. We hope all of you, both teachers and students, across the country, and perhaps throughout the world, will enjoy learning about the Paralympic Movement and our true Canadian sports heroes through the Petro-Canada Paralympic Schools Program. We know you will have fun doing it."
Steven Keith, Director, Loyalty and Marketing Partnerships, Suncor Energy Inc, proud owner of Petro-Canada
For more information, contact:
Stuart McReynolds, Senior Coordinator, Education Programs
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