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8 Activities to Foster Gratitude with Children & Youth

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
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11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
Gratitude is linked with many physical, social an…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
Gratitude is linked with many physical, social and emotional benefits and is an important skill to foster with children and youth. When choosing an action to do so, however, research indicates that if the activity is forced or feels like homework it isn’t a good match. The outcome isn’t authentic and the results fall short of the potential benefits that experiencing gratitude offers. The most effective gratitude activities are ones that engage children’s interests and strengths.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
Core Compentencies
Social Emotional Learning
Mindfulness
Friendship
Kindness
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/8-activities-to-foster-gratitude-with-children-youth
Learning Standards
Describe and assess strategies for promoting mental well-being, for self and others.
Duration
20 - 60 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 9, 2017
2 recommendations   1621 downloads

Gender Self-Portrait

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
6
7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
This lesson will help students to think criticall…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
6
7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
This lesson will help students to think critically about the ways that traditional gender expectations limit a person’s potential and self-expression. It will also explore the harm, stigmatization and bullying of people who challenge gender expectations.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
LGBTQ
Gender Identity
sexuality
sexual orientation
bullying
stereotypes
discrimination
gender diversity
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
http://pridenet.ca/wp-content/uploads/the-gender-spectrum.pdf
http://www.transstudent.org/gender
Learning Standards
Arts Education 5/6/7 – Explore relationships between identity, place, culture, society, and belonging through the arts PHE 5/6/7 - Describe and assess strategies for responding to discrimination, stereotyping, and bullying - Influences on individual identity, including sexuality and sexual identity
Duration
60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
2 recommendations  

Getting To Know You: Bridging Difference Gaps

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
A Getting to Know You Session is intended to prov…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
A Getting to Know You Session is intended to provide clarity about both the differences and the similarities between the “focus child” and the other students. Using a powerpoint presentation and class dialogue, photos of the child help to correct assumptions, provide accurate information and begin to remove hesitations about getting to know their classmate. To be successful, it requires an adult facilitator who is able to model non-judgmental, curious and accepting behaviours and who has a relationship with the parents or caregivers of the focus child.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Special Education
Health and PE
Special needs
Keywords
Social Emotional Learning
Core Compentencies
Kindness
Friendship
Developmental Challenges
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/getting-to-know-you-bridging-difference-gaps
Learning Standards
Describe factors that positively influence mental well-being and self-identity.
Duration
30-50 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 9, 2017
1 recommendation   204 downloads

Introducing the Gender Rainbow (Gender Diversity) with "A Princess of Great Daring!" by Tobi Hill-Meyer

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
Submitted By
Stephanie Lofquist - 2 years ago
Description
This lesson introduces students to the gender div…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
Submitted By
Stephanie Lofquist - 2 years ago
Description
This lesson introduces students to the gender diversity they see in their classrooms, families and communities with the concept of the gender rainbow. The rainbow is used to bridge understanding of the spectrum of gender identities that exist in all cultures. Teaching about identity and diversity helps students develop social-emotional competencies and encourages empathy and caring at school. "A Princess of Great Daring!" by Tobi Hill-Meyer is the story of how a young trans girl and her three best friends use their fabulous play to solidify a loving strategy for helping Jamie come out at school. The book is published by Flamingo Rampant Press. There is a copy of this book in all VSB school libraries.
Subject
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
Gender Identity
Transgender
URLs
https://humaneeducation.org/resources/boys-like-girls-like-kids/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_yBGQqg7kM
Learning Standards
Core Competencies: The positive personal and cultural identity competency involves the awareness, understanding, and appreciation of all the facets that contribute to a healthy sense of oneself. Personal awareness and responsibility includes the skills, strategies, and dispositions that help students to stay healthy and active, set goals, monitor progress, regulate emotions, respect their own rights and the rights of others, manage stress, and persevere in difficult situations. Social responsibility involves the ability and disposition to consider the interdependence of people with each other and the natural environment; to contribute positively to one’s family, community, society, and the environment; to resolve problems peacefully; to empathize with others and appreciate their perspectives; and to create and maintain healthy relationships. English Language Arts: Recognize the importance of story in personal, family, and community identity Health and Physical Education: Develop and demonstrate respectful behaviour when participating in activities with others
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 29, 2017
0 recommendations   288 downloads

Introducing the Gender Rainbow (Gender Diversity) with "I am Jazz", by Jazz Jennings and Jessica Herthel

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
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4
Submitted By
Stephanie Lofquist - 2 years ago
Description
Introducing the Gender Rainbow (Gender Diversity)…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
Submitted By
Stephanie Lofquist - 2 years ago
Description
Introducing the Gender Rainbow (Gender Diversity) with “I am Jazz”, by Jessica Herthel & Jazz Jennings This lesson introduces students to the gender diversity they see in their classrooms, families and communities with the concept of the gender rainbow. The rainbow is used to bridge understanding of the spectrum of gender identities that exist in all cultures. Teaching about identity and diversity helps students develop social-emotional competencies and encourages empathy and caring at school. "I am Jazz” by Jazz Jennings and Jessica Herthel is a story about a transgender child based on the real-life experience of Jazz Jennings, who has become a spokesperson for trans kids everywhere. The book can be ordered online at all major distributors. There is a copy of this book in all VSB school libraries.
Subject
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
Transgender
Gender Identity
LGBT2Q+
URLs
https://humaneeducation.org/resources/boys-like-girls-like-kids/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_yBGQqg7kM
Learning Standards
Core Competencies: The positive personal and cultural identity competency involves the awareness, understanding, and appreciation of all the facets that contribute to a healthy sense of oneself. Personal awareness and responsibility includes the skills, strategies, and dispositions that help students to stay healthy and active, set goals, monitor progress, regulate emotions, respect their own rights and the rights of others, manage stress, and persevere in difficult situations. Social responsibility involves the ability and disposition to consider the interdependence of people with each other and the natural environment; to contribute positively to one’s family, community, society, and the environment; to resolve problems peacefully; to empathize with others and appreciate their perspectives; and to create and maintain healthy relationships. English Language Arts: Recognize the importance of story in personal, family, and community identity. Health and Physical Education: Develop and demonstrate respectful behaviour when participating in activities with others.
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 29, 2017
4 recommendations   3257 downloads

What is a Family?

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
This lesson will explore the diverse types of fam…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
This lesson will explore the diverse types of families that exist in society. The interactive activity teaches students that all families are special, express love and support their family members in similar ways to others families and are of equal importance and value within society.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Social Studies
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
Families
Family Diversity
Sexual Orientation
Gay
Lesbian
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
http://pridenet.ca/wp-content/uploads/the-gender-spectrum.pdf
Learning Standards
Socials K - Ways in which individuals and families differ and are the same. Socials 1 - Diverse cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives within the local and other communities PHE K/1 - Caring behaviours in groups and families
Duration
2 x 30 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
3 recommendations   241 downloads

Yoga in the Classroom

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
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5
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
The activity introduces students to the mindful p…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
The activity introduces students to the mindful practice of yoga which cultivates self-regulation by focusing on controlled movements combined with breathing awareness. Some studies suggest a positive connection between mindful practice (including yoga and breathing) and children's capacity to cope with stress, manage emotions and improve concentration.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Health and PE
Keywords
Social Emotional Learning
Core Compentencies
Heart-Mind Well-Being
Relaxation
Mindfulness
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/yoga-in-the-classroom
Learning Standards
Students will be introduced to the mindful practice of yoga as a self-regulation technique (controlled movement and breathing awareness).
Duration
20-30 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 4, 2017

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