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Red: A Crayon's Story

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Nichelle Penney - 2 years ago
Description
This is a great elementary lesson to get started …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
1
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Submitted By
Nichelle Penney - 2 years ago
Description
This is a great elementary lesson to get started on gender identity and pronouns. It is a safe exploration for students and teachers to start the conversation using a common elementary book.
Subject
Arts Education
English Language Arts
Keywords
Pronouns
Gender Identity
Individuality
Stereotypes
Learning Standards
Communicate: Introduction of differences -- read Red: A Crayon`s Story Develop knowledge of gender specific vocabulary words -- What is a Pronoun: he, she, him, her, they. What is appropriate and inappropriate language may be introduced here depending on grade level. Connect and engage with others Social Responsibility: Encourage and develop respectful behaviour Encourage and develop critical thinking skills Encourage and develop empathy, build compassion and promote understanding Encourage and develop a classroom and school climate designed to build leadership Encourage and develop Ally behaviour Encourage and develop opportunities for all students to gain a more complex and authentic understanding of the world around them. Positive and Personal Cultural Identity: Encourage and develop awareness of gender identity
Duration
1 Week
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 11, 2017
6 recommendations  

8 Activities to Foster Gratitude with Children & Youth

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
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Adult
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
Gratitude is linked with many physical, social an…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
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Adult
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 3 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  

Matthew Morin: Overcoming Adversity

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
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Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
With heartfelt honesty, Matthew Morin shares his …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
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Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
With heartfelt honesty, Matthew Morin shares his story of overcoming adversity to get in touch with his dream, his inner flame and his resources. Supported by relationships and experiences at school, Matthew’s story of emotional growth is also a story about taking on a physical challenge in a safe environment - in order to learn that “we are stronger than we think we are.”
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
Core Competencies
Social Emotional Learning
Resilience
Confidence
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/matthew-morin-overcoming-adversity
Learning Standards
Use the video and questions below as a starting point to engage students in reflection and dialogue.
Duration
45-60min
Language
English
Date Created
May 9, 2017
3 recommendations   282 downloads

The Way I Feel

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
This story time and the follow-up activities are …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
This story time and the follow-up activities are designed to help preschool children learn to recognize and name different feelings. Children will also learn to identify their own feelings and express them. Recognizing feelings is an important skill. It is the first step towards other skills like getting along with others, demonstrating kindness towards others and learning how to respond to difficult feelings. This activity can be done at school or at home.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Keywords
Social Emotional Learning
Core Competencies
Heart-Mind Well-Being
Empathy
Kindness
Emotional Awareness
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/lesson-plan-the-way-i-feel
Learning Standards
Children will learn to identify their feelings and express them.
Duration
15-20 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 4, 2017
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Introducing the Gender Rainbow (Gender Diversity) with "I am Jazz", by Jazz Jennings and Jessica Herthel

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Submitted By
Stephanie Lofquist - 3 years ago
Description
Introducing the Gender Rainbow (Gender Diversity)…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Submitted By
Stephanie Lofquist - 3 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
1 recommendation   243 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
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Submitted By
Stephanie Lofquist - 3 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 - 3 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

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