Navigation Menu+
In the News – January 2015
Read more

MP says Canadians unaware of health risks posed by cell phones (Global News, January 19, 2015, video) Curricular connections: Health Education – USC4.4 (safety and protection), USC6.6 (safety), USC7.3 (safety practices), USC9.2 (comprehensive approaches to safety) Wellness 10 – W6 (safety), W9 (challenges to community well-being) Single mom becomes top-ranked jiu-jitsu fighter, by Larissa Burnouf (APTN National News, January 14, 2015, video) Curricular connections:...

Read more
Action Planning/Personal Plans for Wellness
Read more

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...

Read more
Safety in a Variety of Environments
Read more

Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to develop safe pedestrian/street behaviours, acquire basic first aid knowledge, consider the importance of taking responsibility for one’s actions, develop assertiveness skills to manage peer pressure, and develop strategies to reduce risk and promote safety in a variety of environments/situations. Learning opportunities inform decision-making and action to support safe practices to...

Read more
Physical Activity
Read more

Physical Activity

Jul 21, 2014

Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to consider the role of physical activity on the health and development of the mind, body, and immune system, examine what physical activity means for pre/adolescence, and plan and engage in movement activities. Learning opportunities inform decision-making and action related to physical activity to support wellness. At different grade levels, many...

Read more
Mental and Spiritual Health, Positive Identity and Healthy Sense of Self
Read more

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...

Read more
Healthy Relationships with Others and the Environment
Read more

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...

Read more
Healthy Eating
Read more

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,...

Read more
Grade 7 – Resources by Grade Level
Read more

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...

Read more
In the News – June 2014
Read more

Saskatchewan maintains highest smoking rate among all provinces, by Teri Fikowski (Global News, June 12, 2014, article) Curricular connections: Health Education – USC6.7 (health promotions), USC7.1 (commit to personal standards), DM7.8 (health decisions), USC8.1 (support others), USC9.1 (leadership and health promotion), USC9.6 (addictions), DM9.10 (healthy decisions) Mathematics – SP6.1, SP8.1, SP9.1 (statistics and probability) Wellness 10 – W6 (safety), W9 (challenges to community well-being)...

Read more
In the News – May 2014
Read more

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...

Read more
In the News – April 2014
Read more

6 Vaccination Myths Debunked, by Carmen Chai (Global News, April 9, 2014, video and article) Related: Vaccination rate too low to prevent measles outbreak in Saskatchewan, by David Giles, Global News, May 1, 2014 Curricular connections: Health Education – USC4.2 (prevention/management of health challenges), USC5.3 (impact of illness/disease) Mathematics – SP5.1 (statistics and probability) Science – HB5.1 (human body systems) Wellness 10 – W9 (community well-being)   Saskatchewan...

Read more
In the News – March 2014
Read more

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...

Read more
In the News – 2013
Read more

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),...

Read more
In the News – 2012
Read more

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),...

Read more