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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 – November 2014
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Parents cope with deaths of three sons on Saskatchewan farm, by Chris Purdy (The Canadian Press, November 30, 2014, article) Curricular connections: Health Education – USC3.5 (safety at home), USC4.4 (safety and protection), USC6.6 (safety), USC7.3 (safety practices), USC9.7 (tragic death and suicide) Wellness 10 – W6 (safety), W9 (challenges to community well-being) Family hears sons heart beating in another man, by Adam Frisk...

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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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In the News – August 2014
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It’s time to put an end to junk food fundraising, by Yoni Freedhoff (USNews, August 18, 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), USC9.5 (healthy food policies), DM9.10 (healthy decisions), AP9.12 (action plan) Wellness 10 – W9 (challenges to community well-being), W11 (personal healthy eating...

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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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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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In the News – June 2014
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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)...

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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 – 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 – 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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