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In the News – January 2015
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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:...

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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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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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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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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 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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Grade 2 – Resources by Grade Level
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Grade 2 Curriculum Healthy Snacks for Me Developed by: Shelley Barthel Health Education – USC2.2 (Perspective: Discovering Connections Between Self and Wellness) Social Studies – RW2.1 Show or project images of food sculptures, such as those in Food Play, Fast Food, and Play With Your Food by Joost Elffers and Saxton Freymann. Begin a discussion by asking students; “What are some reasons we eat...

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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 – 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 – January 2014
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Russia’s anti-gay laws: Organizations calling on Canada to take a stronger stand, by Delaney Windigo (APTN National news, January 31, 2014, video) Curricular connections: Health Education – USC4.5 (personal identity), USC 5.4 (identity and well-being), USC6.1 (personal standards and identity), USC6.2 (healthy relationships), USC7.6 (interpersonal skills), USC7.7 (morality), USC8.7 (sexual health), USC9.1 (leadership and health promotion) Social Studies – PA6.3 (power and authority) Wellness 10 – W9...

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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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