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Action Planning/Personal Plans for Wellness
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Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to take action to improve personal health and/or the health of others. The design, implementation, and evaluation of action plans or personal plans for wellness, occurs with different levels of autonomy and support as students progress from Kindergarten through high school. Doing something with what is known and understood happens several...

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Impact of Violence on Health and Well-being
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Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to consider the difference between real and fictional violence and the influence of both on health and well-being, examine the impact of violence and cycles of abuse on holistic well-being for self, family, and community, and identify tragic death and suicide as distressing issues and supports that exist in the community...

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Illness, Disease, and Infections (including HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C)
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Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to consider how health is affected by illness and disease, analyze the influence of traditional healing and current Western medical advances in the prevention/management of health challenges, examine how infectious diseases challenge holistic well-being and influence identities, investigate how non-curable infections are transmitted, and consider the stigma for those living with...

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Healthy Relationships with Others and the Environment
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Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to consider the importance and influence of relationships on self, others, and the environment, manage peer pressure, examine the impact of prejudice, stereotypes, and bias on relationships, and develop interpersonal skills. Learning opportunities inform decision-making and action to nurture healthy relationships at home, at school, and in the community. At different...

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Addictions, Helpful/Harmful Substances
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Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to consider how the misuse of helpful and the use of harmful substances affects the health of self and others, analyze the health, economic, and social supports and challenges of addictions, consider the influence of health promotions and advertising, and develop assertiveness skills to manage peer pressure. Learning opportunities inform decision-making...

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Grade 8 – Resources by Grade Level
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Grade 8 Curriculum A Vision of Sustainability Developed by: Shelley Barthel Health Education – USC8.6 (Perspective: Support Others) Social Studies –RW8.2, RW8.3 Arts Education CP8.10 Examine images of Chris Jordan’s visual art works at www.chrisjordan.com (e.g., Running the Numbers, Intolerable Beauty). Consider and discuss the following questions; What is your understanding of sustainability? How would you describe your relationship with the environment? Why does...

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In the News – May 2014
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Could these changes stop cyberbullying? Youth share their suggestions, by Carmen Chai (Global News, May 26, 2014, article) Curricular connections: Health Education – USC5.4 (identity and well-being), USC5.5 (violence), USC5.6 (peer pressure), USC6.6 (safety), USC7.6 (interpersonal skills), USC9.2 (community approaches to safety) Career Education – CG6.2 (change and growth) Wellness 10 – W6 (culture of safety), W9 (community well-being) Cree hero lives on in...

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In the News – March 2014
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The new Barbie? Artist aims to make doll with ‘average’ proportions (Global News, March 6, 2014, video and article) Curricular connections: Health Education – USC5.4 (identity and well-being), USC6.1 (personal standards and identity), USC6.5 (body image) Arts Education – CP6.11 (creative/productive), CR6.2 (arts and identity) Career Education – CG6.1, CG7.1, CG8.1, CG9.1 (change and growth Physical Education – PE6.1 (cardiovascular fitness), PE6.2 (body composition), PE7.2 (body composition), PE9.2...

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In the News – February 2014
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“Proud to be” video tries to get Washington D.C. team to change its name (APTN National News, February 4, 2014, video) Related: Board votes to change school’s ‘Redmen’ name, CTV News Saskatoon, March 5, 2014 Curricular connections: Health Education – USC5.4 (identity and well-being), USC6.1 (personal standards and identity), USC6.2 (healthy relationships) Arts Education – CP6.11 (creative/productive), CR6.2 (arts and identity) Wellness 10 – W12 (spirituality) Environmentalists sound...

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In the News – 2013
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In the News – 2013

Dec 29, 2013

Mannequins Depicting People with Disabilities in ‘Because Who is Perfect?’Campaign Goes Viral, by Irene Ogrodnik (Global News, December 5, 2013, video and article) Curricular connections: Health Education – USC4.5 (personal identity), USC 5.4 (identity and well-being), USC6.1 (personal standards and identity), USC6.5 (body image), USC7.6 (interpersonal skills), USC7.7 (morality), USC8.5 (body image), USC9.1 (leadership and health promotion) Arts Education – CR6.2 (arts and identity), CR8.2 (critical/responsive),...

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In the News – 2012
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In the News – 2012

Dec 29, 2012

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),...

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