Morning announcements are a great way to encourage students and staff to use active modes of travel and learn about the benefits of doing so. Get students involved and help build excitement around iWalk by sharing these announcements with your school community.
Are there other schools in your neighbourhood or does your school have a sister school? School challenges are a good and friendly way to encourage students to walk, bike, or roll to school or school bus stop. Consider having an award for the winning school such as the infamous “Golden
School Assemblies are a great way to spread the word about your school’s iWalk events. Get students and staff involved in the planning and promotion with these fun school assembly ideas.
Looking for a great way to build excitement around iWalk events within your school community, check out Ontario Active School Travel’s Posters and Stickers. Click here
Ask your ASRTS representative about access to a large iWalk banner for your school to colour. This banner can be hung up in the school or used for photo-ops on iWalk day. Download (pdf)
Check out the videos featuring submissions from students at Sir Arthur Currie P.S., Wilberforce P.S., and Princess Elizabeth P.S from the 2018-2019 story contest. A video of Maham’s Walking to School Short Story sharing the benefits of walking, and wheeling to school or the bus stop. A video featuring artwork,
Morning announcements are a great way to share the Active School Travel Story Contest with students, and staff. Get students involved and help build excitement around clean modes of travel by sharing these announcements with your school community. Active School Travel Story Contest Announcements (PDF)
Do you love walking and wheeling to your school or bus stop? Do you have a story to tell about why you love walking and wheeling? Do you like drawing, writing, creating, and editing videos? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we’d love to hear from you!
In this healthy living, and writing focused lesson plan, grade 5 to 8 students will explore how and why they actively travel to and from school. Students will be introduced to methods of clean travel modes, and their benefits. Students will use their imagination and creativity to write a fiction
In this healthy living and visual arts lesson plan, grade 1 to 4 students will explore what student’s see along their trip to and from school. Students will be introduced to active school travel and work together to brainstorm the environmental benefits of active school travel. Students will then practice