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In the News – October 2014
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Teen’s close call with drug ‘Molly’ prompts warning to other young people, by Amy Judd (Global News, October 6, 2014, article and video) Curricular connections: Health Education – USC6.7 (health promotions), USC7.1 (commit to personal standards), USC7.6 (interpersonal skills), DM7.8 (health decisions), USC8.1 (strategies of support), USC9.1 (leadership and health promotion), USC9.6 (addictions), DM9.10 (healthy decisions) Wellness 10 – W6 (safety), W9 (challenges to...

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In the News – September 2014
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Experts meet in Geneva on use of experimental ebola drugs vaccines, by Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press (Global News, September 4, 2014, article) Curricular connections: Health Education – USC4.2 (prevention/management of health challenges), USC5.3 (impact of illness and disease) Wellness 10 – W6 (safety), W9 (challenges to community well-being) Science – HB5.1 (human body systems), CS8.4 (cells, tissues, and organ...

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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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Safety in a Variety of Environments
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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...

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Physical Activity
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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...

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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 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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Wellness 10 – Resources by Grade Level
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Wellness 10 Curriculum Wellness 10: PowerPoint developed by Wellness 10 Pilot Teachers, 2011 (PDF)   The Future of Food Developed by: Shelley Barthel Wellness 10 – W1, W11 Science 10 – SE1 Explore the following question: What if there was a product on the market that could replace a day’s supply of nutritious food with a single, affordable pill (Anderson, 2000)? Co-construct a plan...

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Grade 5 – Resources by Grade Level
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Grade 5 Curriculum Ingredients Revisited Developed by: Shelley Barthel Health Education – USC5.1 (Perspective: Facing Obstacles and Embracing Opportunities to Holistic Well-being) Science – HB5.1 Read the list of ingredients on a variety of foods and beverages you consume that are available at school, in the community, and at home. What ingredients are familiar to you and which are not? Investigate the origins and...

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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 – April 2014
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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...

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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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