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Youth Demand More Education on Residential Schools, by Creeson Agecoutay

(Regina Leader Post, June 23, 2012, article) Curricular connections:

  • Health Education – USC 5.5 (violence), AP 5.1 (action plans), USC 8.2 (family roles and responsibilities), USC 8.4 (violence and abuse), DM 8.9 (decision making), AP 8.10 (action plans)
  • Wellness 10 – W1 (understanding of wellness) W9 (community well-being)
  • Social Studies – PA 5.3 (treaty relationship in Canada), PA 6.2 (power and privilege), DR 8.2 (power and authority)

 

One in 12 Teens Has Rage Disorder, Major Study Finds, by Sharon Kirkey

(Global Regina, July 3, 2012, article and video) Curricular connections:

  • Wellness 10 – W4 (mental health)

 

Take that first step towards a changed world (editorial)

(Windspeaker, Volume 30, issue 6, 2012) Curricular connections:

  • Wellness 10 – W9 (community well-being)

 

New Food Labelling Guide

(CBC National, August 10, 2012, video) Curricular connections:

  • Health Education – USC 5.1 (personal eating practices), USC 7.5 (food choices), USC 9.5 (healthy food policies)
  • Wellness 10 – W11 (healthy eating practices)

 

Tough Cigarette Packaging Rules

(CBC The National, August 15, 2012, video) Curricular connections:

  • Health Education – USC 6.7 (health promotions), USC 9.1 (leadership and health promotion), USC 9.6 (addictions)

 

Children of residential school survivors seek to break painful cycle

(APTN National News, August 16, 2012, video) Curricular connections:

  • Health Education – USC 5.5 (violence), USC 8.2 (family roles and responsibilities), USC 8.4 (violence and abuse)
  • Wellness 10 – W9 (community well-being)
  • Social Studies – PA 5.3 (treaty relationship in Canada), PA 6.2 (power and privilege), DR 8.2 (power and authority)

 

OP-ED: Why affordable housing is a key human right, by Kenneth Hale

(Yonge Street News, August 22, 2012, article) Curricular connections:

  • Health Education – USC 8.2 (family roles and responsibilities), USC 9.1 (leadership and health promotion)
  • Wellness 10 – W1 (understanding of wellness), W9 (community well-being)
  • English Language Arts – CR9.1b
  • Social Studies – PA 6.2 (power and privilege), PA 6.3 (injustice or abuses of power), RW 6.1 (quality of life), RW9.1 (resources and wealth in societies)

Questions to consider:

  • What parts of a healthy lifestyle are within and beyond our individual control?
  • Who decides what is affordable?

 

Legislated to health? If people don’t take their health into their own hands, governments may use policies to do it for them

(ScienceDaily, August 31, 2012, article) Curricular Connections:

  • Health Education – USC 9.1 (leadership and health promotion), USC 9.5 (healthy food policies)
  • Physical Education – PE9.13 (contemporary culture)
  • Wellness 10 – W1 (understanding of wellness)
  • Social Studies – PA 6.2 (power and privilege), PA 6.3 (injustice or abuses of power)

 

Is Organic Healthier? Study Says Not So Much, But It’s Key Reason Consumers Buy, by Lauran Neergaard

(Global National, September 4, 2012, video and article) Curricular connections:

  • Health Education – USC 5.1 (personal eating practices), USC 7.5 (food choices)
  • Wellness 10 – W11 (healthy eating practices)

 

Almost a third of kids are overweight, with prevalence higher for boys: study by Sheryl Ubelacker

(Global Regina, September 20, 2012, article) Curricular connections:

  • Health Education – USC 3.1 (healthy foods and physical activity), USC 4.1 (healthy eating and physical activity), USC 6.5 (body image), USC 9.5 (healthy food policies)
  • Physical Education – PE3.2 (active living), PE6.1 (cardiovascular fitness), PE6.2 (body composition) PE6.12 (influences), PE7.2 (body composition), PE7.5 (complex skills), PE7.11 (influences), PE8.1 (health-related fitness), PE8.11 (technological influences), PE9.1 (health-related fitness), PE9.2 (body composition)
  • Science – CS8.4 (interdependence of organ systems)
  • Wellness 10 – W1 (understanding of wellness), W3 (participation in movement activities), W5 (self-awareness and self-management), W7 (health and skill-related components of fitness), W8 (relationships), W9 (community well-being)