Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Hockey and Community Engagement

A colleague passed this along because she knows how much time our family spends at the hockey rink.

What Can Canadians Conclude From the Struggle for Hockey Franchises?
Paul Cappon, President & CEO, Canadian Council on Learning

Learning across the life cycle comprises Learning to Do, Learning to Live Together, and Learning to Be, as well as the formal education characterized by Learning to Know.

Among important indicators in the Learning to Be dimension are those relating to participation in sports and in the cultural, social and recreational life of a community. When participation is high, learning conditions are better and individual opportunities for learning enhanced. 

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