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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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Sexual Health
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Sexual Health

Jul 21, 2014

Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to develop a healthy sense of self, consider strategies for nurturing healthy relationships and resolving/managing conflict, explore the physical, social, spiritual, and emotional changes of puberty, consider the impact of violence and cycles of abuse, and analyze the social, cultural, and environmental influences and supports for sexual health. Learning opportunities inform...

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Mental and Spiritual Health, Positive Identity and Healthy Sense of Self
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Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to consider the importance of nurturing the spiritual dimension of the inner self, examine the connection between personal identity and well-being, analyze how body image satisfaction/dissatisfaction affects quality of life for self and family, and refine strategies to develop a positive self image and manage stress. Learning opportunities inform decision-making and...

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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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Healthy Eating
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Healthy Eating

Jul 21, 2014

Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to consider how healthy eating influences personal health and well-being in different stages of life, investigate the impact of healthy eating on the body and immune system, analyze personal eating practices and needs, and evaluate food policies. Learning opportunities inform decision-making and action related to healthy eating at home, at school,...

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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 9 – Resources by Grade Level
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Grade 9 Curriculum Food In the Community Developed by: Shelley Barthel Health Education – USC9.5, DM9.10 (Perspective: Promote Health) Social Studies – IN9.4 Canada’s Food Guide is often used to inform healthy eating and food policies. Analyze the origins of Canada’s Food Guide and the changes that have been made through the years leading to the current Food Guide and Food Guide for First...

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Grade 7 – Resources by Grade Level
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Grade 7 Curriculum Eat This! Developed by: Shelley Barthel Health Education – USC7.5 (Perspective: Commit Self) Physical Education – PE7.2 English Language Arts – CR7.4 Consider the main message, purpose, and advertisement techniques used in Coca-Cola’s commercial “Coming Together” (2013). Is Coca-Cola a reliable source for healthy eating information, why? Assess the messages in the commercial. Refer to other critiques such as the Fooducate...

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Grade 1 – Resources by Grade Level
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Grade 1 Curriculum Keeping Your Cool Developed by: Shelley Barthel Health Education – USC1.3, USC 1.2 (Perspective: Building on What I Already Know) Science – SE1.2 (Using Our Senses) Social Studies – RW1.1 (Resources & Wealth) English Language Arts – CR1.1 (Comprehend and Respond) Prior to the learning experience, students should have an understanding of three main parts of the brain involved in thinking...

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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 – 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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