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6 recommendations  

5-Step Problem Solving for Young Children

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
This activity is written for children ages 4-6 f…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
This activity is written for children ages 4-6 for a child care setting, preschool, kindergarten or in the home. It can be adapted, however for other ages. By teaching children basic problem solving steps and providing opportunities for them to practice this skill, children can become competent problem solvers.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Health and PE
Keywords
Social Emotional Learning
Core Competencies
Conflict Resolution
Self-Regulation
Problem Solving
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/5-step-problem-solving-for-young-children
Learning Standards
Develop and demonstrate respectful behaviour when participating in activities with others, ability to solve problems while respecting others and themselves.
Duration
20-30 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 9, 2017
3 recommendations  

7 Heart-Mind Centered Youth Leadership Activities

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Activity
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
Created for youth by youth, the following activit…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
Created for youth by youth, the following activities were designed to develop Heart-Centered Leadership. They are fun, interactive activities and games that increase awareness and emphasize behaviours to: get along with others, be compassionate and kind, solve problems peacefully, be secure and calm, and remain alert and engaged.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Health and PE
Keywords
Core Compentencies
Social Emtional Learning
Conflict Resolution
Resiliency
Confidence
Kindness
Mindfulness
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/7-heart-mind-centered-youth-leadership-activities
Learning Standards
Demonstrating caring for self, family, classroom, school, and community.
Duration
20-60 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 9, 2017
7 recommendations  

8 Activities to Foster Gratitude with Children & Youth

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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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/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
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12
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
0 recommendations   1202 downloads

All About Me

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
FNESC - 6 years ago
Description
In this unit, students will create their own “All…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
FNESC - 6 years ago
Description
In this unit, students will create their own “All About Me” book — about themselves, their families, and their community. They will be gathering information over several weeks and storing it in their own individual file folders. They will have special visitors and visit local landmarks in the community. In the end, they will put all their work together to create a book. They will celebrate the completion of their book at a “Meet the Author” afternoon with their caregivers.
Subject
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Duration
20 Hours
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
9 recommendations   4919 downloads

"And Tango Makes Three" Same-sex family lesson plan

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
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2
3
Submitted By
Kate Paterson - 3 years ago
Description
Everyone has a unique story to share. Stories hel…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Kate Paterson - 3 years ago
Description
Everyone has a unique story to share. Stories help us learn about ourselves, our families, and other people. Curiosity and wonder leads us to new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us. By reading “And Tango Makes Three”, we not only learn about penguins and the penguin life cycle, but about other family structures (i.e. same-sex families) and how same-sex couples can become parents. This lesson plan can be used cross-curricula with Socials, PHE, ELA, and may also be used in Science (i.e. if combined with a stronger focus on the penguin life cycle, habitat, etc.)
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
human rights
Sexuality
Learning Standards
Socials K-3: Explore the ways in which individuals and families differ and are the same; diverse cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives within the local and other communities; aspects of life shared by and common to different people (i.e. same-sex family structures/sexual orientation and identity) PHE K-3: Caring behaviours in groups and families; develop and demonstrate respectful behaviour when participating in activities with others; identify personal skills, interests, and preferences and describe how they influence self-identity ELA K-3: Recognize the importance of story in personal, family, and community identity; demonstrate awareness of the role that story plays in personal, family, and community identity; use personal experience and knowledge to connect to stories and other texts to make meaning; recognize the structure and elements of story; engage actively as listeners, viewers, and readers to develop understanding of self, identity, and community
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 23, 2017
0 recommendations   694 downloads

Anxiety, Relaxation and Healthy Thoughts - Brief Instructional Samples

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Scott Beddall - 4 years ago
Description
A set of three brief instructional samples that p…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Scott Beddall - 4 years ago
Description
A set of three brief instructional samples that provide students with the opportunity to: - Develop a plan to tackle anxiety - Explore relaxation techniques for managing anxiety - Re-frame unhelpful or unrealistic thoughts they might have when they are feeling anxious
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
mental health
mental well-being
stress
coping strategies
mindfulness
URLs
https://www.anxietycanada.com/articles/new-mindshift-cbt-app-gives-canadians-free-anxiety-relief/
https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/resource-library
https://www.anxietycanada.com/sites/default/files/RealisticThinking_Teens.pdf
https://www.anxietycanada.com/sites/default/files/Healthy_Thinking_for_Younger_Children.pdf
Learning Standards
Physical and Health Education (Grade 9) - Assess and evaluate strategies for managing problems related to mental well-being and substance use, for others
Duration
30 minutes each
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 21, 2016
2 recommendations   15808 downloads

Applied Skills Integrated with Other Curricular Areas Using First Nations Content

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
BCPTA - 4 years ago
Description
This is a series of lesson ideas that mix applied…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
BCPTA - 4 years ago
Description
This is a series of lesson ideas that mix applied skills with other curricular areas at the primary level. First Nations books and stories are used to guide and inspire the design tasks.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
Applied Design Skills and Technologies
Cross Curricular
First Nations content
Learning Standards
The new curriculum is interwoven with Applied Design Skills and Technologies.
Duration
it varies
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2016
0 recommendations   358 downloads

Autoportrait sur le genre

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
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Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
Cette leçon permettra aux élèves d’exercer leur p…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
Cette leçon permettra aux élèves d’exercer leur pensée critique face aux différentes façons dont les attentes traditionnelles envers le genre peuvent limiter le potentiel d’une personne et son expression personnelle. Elle leur permettra également d’explorer la douleur, la stigmatisation et le harcèlement des personnes qui vont à l’encontre de ces attentes.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
identité de genre
expression de genre
stéréotypes
discrimination
l’intimidation
Learning Standards
Éducation artistique (5e, 6e et 7e année) * Explorer par les arts les relations entre l’identité, le lieu, la culture, la société et l’appartenance. Éducation physique et santé (6e et 7e année) * Décrire et évaluer des stratégies pour réagir à la discrimination, aux stéréotypes et à l’intimidation. * Les facteurs qui influencent l’identité individuelle, y compris l’identité sexuelle, le genre, les valeurs et les croyances.
Duration
60-90 min
Language
French
Date Created
Jun 23, 2018
1 recommendation  

BC At The Table

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
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10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
BC Dairy Association - 4 years ago
Description
Do you really know where your food comes from? Le…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
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10
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12
Adult
Submitted By
BC Dairy Association - 4 years ago
Description
Do you really know where your food comes from? Learn about BC's food system and how we produce, process, distribute, and acquire local food, following the story of produce, grains, dairy and salmon. Thousands of people across this province make their living in BC's food system, and in these videos, you're going to meet a few of them.
Subject
Home Economics
Health and PE
Keywords
BC agriculture
sustainable agriculture
local food
farming
food system
URLs
http://bcdairy.ca/bcatthetable/
Duration
1-4 sessions of 30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 28, 2016
0 recommendations   308 downloads

La beauté est à fleur de peau

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
Les élèves seront appelés à réfléchir à leurs exp…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
Les élèves seront appelés à réfléchir à leurs expériences personnelles de l’injure portant sur l’apparence physique, qu’ils l’aient subie ou y aient participé, et sur les différentes façons dont les attentes de notre société face à l’apparence peuvent nous influencer. Ils apprendront ce qu’est la littéracie médiatique et devront scruter les images médiatiques et détecter les messages axés sur l’attractivité, qui consciemment et inconsciemment influent sur nos attitudes et nos comportements envers les autres.
Subject
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Français arts langagiers
Languages
French/FSL
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
l’apparence physique
littéracie médiatique
Learning Standards
Compétences * Décrire et évaluer des stratégies pour réagir à la discrimination, aux stéréotypes et à l’intimidation * Explorer les conséquences des transitions et des changements sur l’identité Contenu * Facteurs qui influencent l’identité personnelle, y compris l’identité sexuelle, le genre, les valeurs et les croyances * Influence qu’ont les changements physiques, affectifs et sociaux sur l’identité et les relations
Duration
60 - 90 min
Language
French
Date Created
Jun 23, 2018
5 recommendations   1947 downloads

Beauty is Skin Deep

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
Students will reflect on the ways in which they h…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
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7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
Students will reflect on the ways in which they have experienced or participated in name-calling based on physical appearance, and the ways in which expectations about appearance in our society influence us. They will learn about media literacy and examine media images for “attractiveness messages” that consciously and unconsciously influence our attitudes and behavior toward others.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
LGBTQ
body image
media
stereotypes
beauty
gender identity
sexuality
sexual orientation
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
Learning Standards
Describe and assess strategies for responding to discrimination, stereotyping, and bullying Explore the impact of transition and change on identities Influences on individual identity, including sexual identity, gender, values, and beliefs Influences of physical, emotional, and social changes on identities and relationships
Duration
2 x 60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
1 recommendation   894 downloads

Becoming a Detective

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 3 years ago
Description
Through this 6-lesson module from iMinds, student…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 3 years ago
Description
Through this 6-lesson module from iMinds, students learn how to be detectives. They examine “clues” about the potential influences on a young person’s behaviour in order to solve a case involving three students who keep falling asleep in class. Module includes background material, lesson plans, and black-line masters.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
drugs
substance use
drug iteracy
health
well-being
iMinds
URLs
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds-grade6.pdf
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds-grade6-french.pdf
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
First Peoples’ Principles of Learning • Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place) • Learning involves recognizing the consequences of one’s actions • Learning involves generational roles and responsibilities • Learning is embedded in memory, history, and story • Learning requires exploration of one’s identity English Language Arts 6 Big Ideas • Exploring and sharing multiple perspectives extends our thinking • Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens. Competencies • Apply appropriate strategies to comprehend written, oral, and visual texts, guide inquiry, and extend thinking • Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts • Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world • Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways • Exchange ideas and viewpoints to build shared understanding and extend thinking • Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Physical and Health Education 6 Big Ideas • Healthy choices influence our physical, emotional, and mental well-being. • Learning about similarities and differences in individuals and groups influences community health Competencies • Describe the impacts of personal choices on health and well-being • Analyze health messages and possible intentions to influence behaviour • Identify, apply, and reflect on strategies used to pursue personal healthy living goals • Identify and describe strategies for avoiding and/or responding to potentially unsafe, abusive or exploitive situations • Describe and apply strategies for developing and maintaining healthy relationships • Describe and assess strategies for promoting mental well-being, for self and others • Describe and assess strategies for managing problems related to mental well-being and substance use, for others • Explore and describe strategies for managing physical, emotional and social changes during puberty and adolescence • Strategies for managing personal and social risks related to psychoactive substances and potentially addictive behaviours
Duration
60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 22, 2017
1 recommendation   499 downloads

Be In Nature - Brief Instructional Samples

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Scott Beddall - 4 years ago
Description
A set of two brief instructional samples that pro…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Scott Beddall - 4 years ago
Description
A set of two brief instructional samples that provide students with the opportunity to go outdoors to explore, learn and connect with nature. Benefits include fresh air, practicing physical health, interacting with peers (social learning), and self-regulation.
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
outdoor education
mental health
mental well-being
self-regulation
social-emotional learning
physical activity
Learning Standards
Physical and Health Education: - Grade 2 - Identify and describe opportunities to be physically active at school, at home, and in the community; Identify and apply strategies that promote mental well-being - Grade 6 - Develop, refine, and apply fundamental movement skills in a variety of physical activities and environments; Identify, apply, and reflect on strategies used to pursue personal healthy-living goals.
Duration
60 minutes, potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 21, 2016
0 recommendations   544 downloads

Birth Control and Sexually Transmitted Infections

Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
8
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12
Submitted By
Scott Beddall - 3 years ago
Description
Contains two one-hour presentations for educators…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
8
9
10
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12
Submitted By
Scott Beddall - 3 years ago
Description
Contains two one-hour presentations for educators one on Birth Control and Sexually Transmitted Infections, and the other on Consent and Birth Control Options. The presentation was created by Interior Health Authority and references resources that can be ordered for free including “Sex and HPV- It’s Time to Talk – Your Quick Guide” (http://hpvinfo.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/15COMMS_SexAndHPVBooklet_EN_FINALwebReady1.pdf) created by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada, hpvinfo.ca and sexandu.ca. Free pamphlets are available to order at http://www.sexandu.ca/resources/order/.
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
sexual health
reproductive health
sexually transmitted infections
STIs
consent
URLs
http://hpvinfo.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/15COMMS_SexAndHPVBooklet_EN_FINALwebReady1.pdf
https://www.sexandu.ca/resources/order/
Learning Standards
Competencies: - Assess factors that influence healthy choices and their potential health effects - Propose healthy choices that support lifelong health and well-being - Create and assess/evaluate strategies for managing physical, emotional and social changes during puberty and adolescence Content: - Potential short and long-term consequences of health decisions, including those involving nutrition, protection from sexually transmitted infections, and sleep routines - Healthy sexual decision making
Duration
60 minutes x 2
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2017
1 recommendation   1999 downloads

Blow the Whistle on Name Calling

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson encourages students to consider what …
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson encourages students to consider what a caring and respectful environment looks like and what the consequences of name-calling can be. It helps students develop a strategy for group self-monitoring of name-calling in the Physical Education class that can be transferred across the school environment.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
gay
lesbian
bullying
teasing
respect
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
https://www.glsen.org/activity/blow-whistle-name-calling-k-5
Learning Standards
Develop and demonstrate respectful behaviour when participating in activities with others Identify caring behaviours among classmates and within families
Duration
30 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
0 recommendations   1027 downloads

Boundaries

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Scott Beddall - 4 years ago
Description
This interactive activity is an opportunity to ex…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
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7
Submitted By
Scott Beddall - 4 years ago
Description
This interactive activity is an opportunity to explore and experience how our bodies might respond to our boundaries being approached or crossed.
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
sexual health
relationships
safety
puberty
emotional health
physical health
consent
URLs
http://www.youthco.org/
Learning Standards
Physical and Health Education • Identify and describe avoidance or assertiveness strategies to use in unsafe and/or uncomfortable situations • Describe and apply strategies for developing and maintaining positive relationships • Describe and apply strategies that promote a safe and caring environment • Explore and describe strategies for managing physical, emotional, and social changes during puberty
Duration
10-30 minutes, potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 21, 2016
1 recommendation   336 downloads

Bowling Fractions

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Activity
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - 2 years ago
Description
Students bowl in the gym or outside to create fra…
Resource Type
Activity
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
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Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - 2 years ago
Description
Students bowl in the gym or outside to create fractions.
Subject
Health and PE
Mathematics
Duration
20 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 1, 2018
0 recommendations   657 downloads

Breathing and Mindfulness - Brief Instructional Samples

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
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Submitted By
PHSA Health Literacy - 4 years ago
Description
A selection of six brief instructional samples fo…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
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Submitted By
PHSA Health Literacy - 4 years ago
Description
A selection of six brief instructional samples for different grade levels that provide opportunities for students to explore and practice mindfulness. These quick and simple exercises can help to refocus students.
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
mental health
mental well-being
self-regulation
social-emotional learning
meditation
URLs
http://keltymentalhealth.ca/breathr
http://keltymentalhealth.ca/mindfulness-recordings
Learning Standards
Physical and Health Education: Grade 5/6/7/8 - Describe and assess strategies for promoting mental well-being, for self and others Grade 9 - Analyze strategies for promoting mental well-being, for self and others
Duration
5-10 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 21, 2016
0 recommendations   91 downloads

Cannabis and Relationships

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Mahboubeh - one year ago
Description
Cannabis use often happens in a social setting an…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Mahboubeh - one year ago
Description
Cannabis use often happens in a social setting and can be a way to have fun with friends, but it can also affect relationships (both positively and negatively). Likewise, relationships with family and friends can influence the choices young people make regarding substance use. With the help of Cycles, a film about youth and cannabis use, this lesson plan aims to engage students to think critically about cannabis use and how it can impact different types of relationships. A facilitator’s guide that provides further lesson plans is available in both English and French.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Health and PE
Keywords
drug education
cannabis
drug literacy
health education
physical education
healthy relationships
critical thinking
URLs
https://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds/cannabis-relationships.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 11, 2020
4 recommendations   3802 downloads

Climate Justice in BC: Lessons for Transformation

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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Adult
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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 6 years ago
Description
This Climate Justice in BC resource package was d…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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Adult
6
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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 6 years ago
Description
This Climate Justice in BC resource package was designed to provide teachers with classroom-ready materials to engage their students with how climate action intersects with social justice. The curriculum features eight modules designed for students in Grades 8 to 12 that explore climate justice within the context of BC’s communities history, economy and ecology.These lessons tie into subject matter and prescribed learning outcomes (PLOs) already in BC’s curriculum, while providing a framework with which to unpack modern social and environmental issues, such as our industrial food system, consumerism and waste, transportation, and the development of a green economy.
Subject
Social Justice
Health and PE
Earth Science
Keywords
ecology
zero waste
green
URLs
http://teachclimatejustice.ca/about/
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 17, 2014
0 recommendations   546 downloads

Cops for Kids Safety

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
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Submitted By
BCTF - 6 years ago
Description
The Cops for Kids Safety program provides the cla…
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
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Submitted By
BCTF - 6 years ago
Description
The Cops for Kids Safety program provides the classroom instruction materials and activities for you to lead your students to discuss and discover the key concepts of safety. Attached file includes links to the following lesson plans: Cops For Kids Safety Be Bully Smart, Cops For Kids Safety-Be Internet Smart, Cops For Kids Safety-Be Stranger Smart, Cops For Kids Safety - Be CyberBully Smart - Grade 3 & 4, Cops For Kids Safety - Be Internet Smart - Grade 3 & 4, Be Risky Behaviour Smart, Be Peer Pressure Smart.
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
cyberbully
bully
peer pressure
internet
URLs
http://www.copsforkidssafety.com/
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 22, 2014
1 recommendation   4415 downloads

Core Competency Posters

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Classroom printable
Grade Level
K
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Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The core competencies along with literacy and num…
Resource Type
Classroom printable
Grade Level
K
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Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The core competencies along with literacy and numeracy foundations and essential content and concepts are at the centre of the redesign of curriculum and assessment. Core competencies are sets of intellectual, personal, and social and emotional proficiencies that all students need to develop in order to engage in deep learning and life-long learning. Through provincial consultation, three core competencies were identified. Posters created by the BC Ministry of Education.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Français arts langagiers
Health and PE
Languages
Mathematics
Research
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
Communication
Thinking
Personal & Social Responsibility
Positive Personal & Cultural Identity
Personal Awareness & Responsibility
Social Responsibility
Creative Thinking
Critical Thinking
Ministry of Education
URLs
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/competencies
Learning Standards
Core Competencies are embedded in all revised K-12 curricular areas.
Duration
N/A
Language
English
Date Created
May 16, 2017
1 recommendation   101 downloads

COVID-19 and the brain

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BCTF PSID - 10 months ago
Description
How does stress affect the brain? BCTF Research a…
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Activity
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BCTF PSID - 10 months ago
Description
How does stress affect the brain? BCTF Research asked Dr. Hagar Goldberg, a neuroscience researcher at the University of British Columbia, to answer our questions.
Subject
Health and PE
Research
Learning
Reflective practice
Keywords
covid-19
well-being
brain
student-learning
pandemic
behaviour
learning engagement
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 25, 2020
0 recommendations  

Day of Pink

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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - 2 years ago
Description
These two posters come with lesson plans to help …
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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
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K
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - 2 years ago
Description
These two posters come with lesson plans to help celebrate diversity. One is elementary focused and the other is secondary.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
LGBTQ
LGBTQ2S+
diversity
URLs
https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/LGBTQ/2017%20Day%20of%20pink%20poster-Elementary-Web.pdf
https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/LGBTQ/2017%20Day%20of%20pink%20poster-Secondary-Web.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
0 recommendations   505 downloads

Debating Drug Policy

Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 3 years ago
Description
This iMinds 6-lesson module (including teachers g…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 3 years ago
Description
This iMinds 6-lesson module (including teachers guide and black-line masters) helps students develop their critical thinking skills while learning about and performing formal debates on the use of alcohol and other drugs. Also available in French.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
Keywords
drugs
substance use
drug iteracy
health
well-being
debate
iMinds
URLs
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds-grade10.pdf
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds-grade10-french.pdf
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
First Peoples’ principles of learning • Learning ultimately supports the well-being of the self, the family, the community, the land, the spirits, and the ancestors. • Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place). Big Ideas • People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives (English Language Arts 10) • The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world (English Language Arts 10) • Language shapes ideas and influences others (English Language Arts 10 – Spoken Language) • Voice is powerful and evocative (English Language Arts 10 – Spoken Language) • Understanding the factors that influence our health empowers us to take action to improve it (Physical and Health Education 10) • The development of political institutions is influenced by economic, social, ideological, and geographic factors (Social Studies 10) Curricular Competencies English Language Arts • Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts • Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts • Exchange ideas and viewpoints to build shared understanding and extend thinking (Grade Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world • Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understanding and extend thinking • Access information for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate its relevance, accuracy, and reliability • Apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to comprehend written, oral, visual, and multimodal texts; guide inquiry; and extend thinking • Synthesize ideas from a variety of texts/sources • Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understanding and extend thinking • Demonstrate speaking and listening skills in a variety of formal and informal contexts for a range of purposes • Select and apply an appropriate spoken language format for an intended purpose Physical and Health Education 10 • Critically analyze and explain health messages and investigate their potential influences on health and well-being • Develop skills for maintaining healthy relationships and responding to interpersonal conflict, including communication skills, negotiation strategies, and conflict resolution techniques • Critically analyze the impacts of technology and other factors on individual and community health Social Studies 10 • Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions • Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance) • Assess the justification for competing accounts after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources, and adequacy of evidence (evidence) • Compare and contrast continuities and changes for different groups during this period (continuity and change) • Assess how prevailing conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments (cause and consequence)
Duration
Project with multiple classes (discretion of teacher)
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 22, 2017
1 recommendation   428 downloads

Developing a Primary Nature Program

Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Liz McCaw - 3 years ago
Description
Conference paper on key concepts to develop a pri…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
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3
Submitted By
Liz McCaw - 3 years ago
Description
Conference paper on key concepts to develop a primary outdoor program including building student stamina, safety, collaboration, choosing a site, kits, gear...
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
superconference
outdoor education
Duration
Optimal 3x each week
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 13, 2017
0 recommendations   1578 downloads

The Diversity of Living Things and Where They Live!

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Assessment
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
E. Comtois - 3 years ago
Description
Here is a cross-curricular unit on the diversity …
Resource Type
Assessment
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
E. Comtois - 3 years ago
Description
Here is a cross-curricular unit on the diversity of living things and where they live. It includes lessons that explore living and non-living things; the differences between a need and want; and the biomes within Canada. There are lessons for outside, in the class, and computer labs with the intention of inquiry and student driven learning. Included is the interactive student notebook, a test, and an assessment for a 3D biome box project - with the intention that all 3 items are weighed evenly when accumulating evidence of learning.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
Science
biomes
project based learning
outdoor education
diversity
URLs
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Dnx2mBGjA5Qk0PUDGFktm86d2MLO209bBpCw5JzNw-Q/edit?usp=sharing
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LMYSEgBk_rnlwbckfSfYyeLbIEdva5YLJqt3OSod-ok/edit?usp=sharing
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yQOXTOKVmLCwiaRhEmeNzj5bAUYWOE0z-4NWRCZiem0/edit?usp=sharing
Duration
A unit plan with 13 lessons (30/40 mins each)
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 2, 2017
0 recommendations   567 downloads

Emotional Vocabulary

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
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3
Submitted By
Scott Beddall - 4 years ago
Description
Emotional regulation is an important human functi…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
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3
Submitted By
Scott Beddall - 4 years ago
Description
Emotional regulation is an important human function. It allows an individual to focus on a task and suppress inappropriate behavior under instruction. Emotional regulation begins with the ability to identify various emotions and feelings. This activity can be used with students to help process emotions of various kinds. Opening the space for this kind of conversation helps build a sense of trust and open communication around emotions.
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
mental health
mental well-being
emotional regulation
self-regulation
social-emotional learning
Learning Standards
Physical and Health Education (Grade 2) - Managing and expressing emotions
Duration
30-45 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 21, 2016
3 recommendations   348 downloads

The Emotion Wheel

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Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 4 years ago
Description
Identifying emotions in ourselves and in other pe…
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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
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4
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Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 4 years ago
Description
Identifying emotions in ourselves and in other people plays a crucial role in the development of emotional regulation. This lesson plan allows students to explore emotions that are personally relevant. The emotion wheel will help students see and identify possible interconnections, subtle differences and levels of emotional intensity.
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
Social Emotional Learning
Heart-Mind Well-Being
Conflict Resolution
Resilience
Anxiety
Core Competencies
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/lesson-plan-the-emotion-wheel
Learning Standards
Students will: explore emotions that are personally relevant, see the relationships between emotions, identify subtle differences and levels of emotional intensity.
Duration
30-60 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 3, 2017
0 recommendations   336 downloads

Energy Leaders

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Energy Leaders - 2 years ago
Description
Free online education platform for BC teachers th…
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Energy Leaders - 2 years ago
Description
Free online education platform for BC teachers that provide engaging, bias balanced curriculum-connected lesson plans and classroom resources focused on energy solutions, conservation and safety.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Science
Social Studies
URLs
https://energyleaders.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 26, 2019
3 recommendations   730 downloads

Environmental Science 11/12 #PSADay Michael Wolfe

Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
10
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12
Submitted By
Michael Wolfe - 3 years ago
Description
Environmental Science 11/12 - a Superconference W…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
10
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12
Submitted By
Michael Wolfe - 3 years ago
Description
Environmental Science 11/12 - a Superconference Workshop with Michael Wolfe
Subject
Environmental Science
Health and PE
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
superconference
Learning Standards
Environmental Science 11/12 Curriculum
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 22, 2017
0 recommendations  

Exercise & Heart Rate Inquiry Video

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Activity
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K
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Submitted By
SFU Faculty of Science - 2 years ago
Description
This video and teacher's guide frames "inquiry" f…
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Activity
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Submitted By
SFU Faculty of Science - 2 years ago
Description
This video and teacher's guide frames "inquiry" for students of many ages and abilities. It is designed to be shared in small “bite-size” portions that offer time for student reflection and application of the ideas presented. The information is organized to align the structure of the re-designed curriculum (which follows the Scientific Method) with the viewing process suggested by the video. This video introduces the basic concepts of kinesiology and how heart rate is affected by movement and exercise.
Subject
Health and PE
Science
Biology
Keywords
kinesiology
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O73gqY-Ut0U
http://www.sfu.ca/content/dam/sfu/science/Seasonal%20Science/Teacher%20Guide%20to%20Kinesiology%20video%20(3).pdf
Learning Standards
This inquiry-based lesson plan provides students with opportunities to ask questions, identify their beliefs and opinions, consider a range of views, work collaboratively, and ultimately make informed conclusions that lead to responsible choices for themselves, their families, and their communities.
Duration
40 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2018
0 recommendations   445 downloads

Explorers All

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 3 years ago
Description
In this 5-lesson unit from iMinds, Grade 4 studen…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
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Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 3 years ago
Description
In this 5-lesson unit from iMinds, Grade 4 students become “explorers” who seek out and examine the benefits, risks and harms of using medications, caffeine and other drugs. Students also explore a range of options for managing everyday problems and reflect on who they can look to if they ever need help. Module includes background material, lesson plans, and black-line masters. Also available in French. Tout Explorer – dans ce module de 5 leçons iMinds, les élèves deviennent des « explorateurs » qui recherchent et examinent les avantages, les risques et les inconvénients de la consommation de médicaments, de caféine et d’autres drogues. Les élèves explorent également une gamme d’options pour gérer les problèmes quotidiens et réfléchir à vers qui ils peuvent se tourner si ils ont un jour besoin d'aide. Le module comprend des documents d'information, des plans d’apprentissage, et des documents à reproduire.
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
iminds
drugs
substance use
drug iteracy
health
well-being
iMinds
URLs
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds-grade4.pdf
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds-grade4-french.pdf
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
First Peoples' Principles of Learning • Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place) • Learning involves recognizing the consequences of one’s actions • Learning involves generational roles and responsibilities • Learning is embedded in memory, history, and story • Learning requires exploration of one’s identity Physical and Health Education Big Ideas -Understanding ourselves and the various aspects of health helps us develop a balanced lifestyle. -Personal choices and social and environmental factors influence our health and well-being. -Developing healthy relationships helps us feel connected, supported, and valued. Curricular Competencies - Identify and describe factors that influence healthy choices • Identify and apply strategies for pursuing personal healthy-living goals • Describe and apply strategies for developing and maintaining positive relationships • Describe and assess strategies for promoting mental well-being • Describe and assess strategies for managing problems related to mental wellbeing and substance use • Describe factors that positively influence mental well-being and self-identity
Duration
60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 22, 2017
1 recommendation  

Exploring a Forest by HCTF Education

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
Students explore a forest at designated stations,…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
Students explore a forest at designated stations, using their vision and, blindfolded, their other senses. By engaging with the forest in a personal, multisensory activity, students will become more sensitive to the components of a forest, and hopefully, treat our landscapes with increased respect.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Place-based Education
Ecosystems
Ecology
Outdoor education
URLs
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ExploringAForest_Lesson.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Ecosystems_Primer.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/lessons/earth-ecosystems-and-ecology/
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ForestStories_Lesson.pdf
Learning Standards
Students will engage the senses to explore the characteristics of a forest.
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
0 recommendations   324 downloads

Exploring Foundrybc.ca, Problem Solving and Goal Setting

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
PHSA Health Literacy - 4 years ago
Description
Two brief instructional samples, that allow stude…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
PHSA Health Literacy - 4 years ago
Description
Two brief instructional samples, that allow students to explore the foundrybc.ca website to: - Learn about signs, symptoms and available supports for mental health and substance use challenges and disorders; and - Engage in problem solving and goal setting pertaining to mental well-being
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
substance use
self care
depression
anxiety
stress
body image
URLs
https://foundrybc.ca/supporting-others/for-school-professionals/featured-resource-schools/
Learning Standards
Physical and Health Education: Grade 8 - Assess and evaluate strategies for managing problems related to mental well-being and substance use, for others Grade 9 - Assess strategies for managing problems related to mental well-being and substance use, for others
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 21, 2016
1 recommendation   505 downloads

Exploring Stress and Stresslr.ca

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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7
Submitted By
PHSA Health Literacy - 4 years ago
Description
This instructional sample provides the opportunit…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
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7
Submitted By
PHSA Health Literacy - 4 years ago
Description
This instructional sample provides the opportunity for students to explore different types of stress, stress management strategies, and available resources.
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
mental health
mental well-being
stress
anxiety
URLs
http://www.stresslr.ca/
Learning Standards
Physical and Health Education (Grades 4/5/6) - Describe and assess strategies for promoting mental well-being, for self and others
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 21, 2016
5 recommendations   4328 downloads

Fairy Tales and Gender Roles

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
Fairy Tales are a wonderful genre to explore how …
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
Fairy Tales are a wonderful genre to explore how gender has been portrayed historically and in current times. Traditional fairy tales and fractured ones (modern day ones with a twist) allow primary students to think critically about how men and women are portrayed and compare these portrayals to their own families and communities. This instructional sample allows students to explore relationship dynamics, and factors that influence self-identity, through a gender-based lens.
Subject
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
gender
gender identity
gender diversity
stereotypes
fairy tales
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1htiVbyoDZMRBNxFoRufCXz30UfOhgOS8/view
Learning Standards
Demonstrate awareness and explain the role that story plays in personal, family, and community identity (ELA) Identify personal skills, interests, and preferences and describe how they influence self-identity (PHE) Factors that influence self-identity (PHE)
Duration
2 x 30 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
5 recommendations   854 downloads

Fitness and Conditioning 11/12 Resources and Unit Plan Outlines

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Josh Ogilvie - 2 years ago
Description
This is a free resource guide, with unit plan ove…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Josh Ogilvie - 2 years ago
Description
This is a free resource guide, with unit plan overviews, that covers most of the learning standards for the Fitness and Conditioning 11/12 classes.
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
Exercise
Weight Training
Learning Standards
Most of the learning standards within the Fitness and Conditioning 11/12 courses
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 20, 2018
5 recommendations  

Free K-12 Lesson Plans

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Grade Level
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Submitted By
Teacher.org - 5 years ago
Description
Teacher.org's lesson plans are brought to you by …
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
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Submitted By
Teacher.org - 5 years ago
Description
Teacher.org's lesson plans are brought to you by teachers who are committed to encouraging conceptual understanding and lifelong learning. These teachers have real life classroom experience and have gone above and beyond to create these lessons. Lessons are organized by subject and grade level. Within each lesson, you will find clear objectives, description of materials needed, a thorough procedure with an opening and a closing, as well as assessments and modifications.
Subject
Arts Education
Dance
Drama
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Music
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Physics
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
History
URLs
http://www.teacher.org/lesson-plans/
Learning Standards
This is a database of free K-12 lesson plans covering multiple subjects with various learning standards.
Duration
Lessons vary in duration
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 1, 2016
16 recommendations   4918 downloads

Gender Identity and Pronouns

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Kate Paterson - 3 years ago
Description
This lesson plan has two parts. Part one uses a s…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Kate Paterson - 3 years ago
Description
This lesson plan has two parts. Part one uses a storybook to introduce and explore gender identity and gender pronouns (she/he/they). By incorporating books with gender-diverse characters in the classroom, students will appreciate the gender spectrum, fluidity, and the use of gender pronouns. Part one consists primarily of discussion and a role-play activity. Part two builds upon part one and includes activities and worksheets.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
LGBTQ
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 6, 2017
2 recommendations   3172 downloads

Gender Identity, Media and Stereotypes

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson will explore the difference between a…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson will explore the difference between a person’s biological sex and their gender identity, and that gender roles and expectations are socially constructed, influenced by media and evolve or change over time. It highlights that everyone defines their own gender identity, and that this identity needs to be respected.
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
Gender
gender identity
media
stereotypes
sexual orientation
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1htiVbyoDZMRBNxFoRufCXz30UfOhgOS8/view
http://www.transstudent.org/gender
Learning Standards
Describe and assess strategies for responding to discrimination, stereotyping, and bullying Describe factors that positively influence mental well-being and self-identity Factors that influence self-identity, including body image and social media Physical, emotional, and social changes that occur during puberty, including those involving sexuality and sexual identity
Duration
2 x 40 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
2 recommendations   2222 downloads

Gender Self-Portrait

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson will help students to think criticall…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 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
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1htiVbyoDZMRBNxFoRufCXz30UfOhgOS8/view
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
7 recommendations   1834 downloads

The Gender Spectrum: What Educators Need to Know

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Submitted By
Glen Hansman - 6 years ago
Description
This book will help educators explore how the com…
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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Glen Hansman - 6 years ago
Description
This book will help educators explore how the common beliefs about gender previously mentioned create a hostile school climate for gender non-conforming and transgender students. Provides lesson ideas for K-12 classrooms.
Subject
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Health and PE
Pedagogy
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
transgender
LGBTQ
social justice
gender idenity
sexuality
sexual health education
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 24, 2015
2 recommendations   160 downloads

Getting Outside in the COVID-19 Era

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Activity
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K
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Donna Morgan - 11 months ago
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A brief list of suggested links and activities fo…
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Submitted By
Donna Morgan - 11 months ago
Description
A brief list of suggested links and activities for outdoor learning in the era of COVID-19. List of links compiled by the Metro Science Educators Network.
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Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Science
Keywords
place-based learning
environmental education
outdoor education
Learning Standards
This is a compilation of advice and resource links to get students outdoors despite/because of social distancing. Focus is on place-based learning.
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English
Date Created
Jun 8, 2020
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Getting To Know You: Bridging Difference Gaps

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Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
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A Getting to Know You Session is intended to prov…
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Heart Mind Online - 3 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.
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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
3 recommendations   1172 downloads

Gifts from the Earth

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FNESC - 6 years ago
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This is a hands-on unit that focuses on living th…
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FNESC - 6 years ago
Description
This is a hands-on unit that focuses on living things – specifically, plants. Students will learn about the importance of nature, to compare local plants, plant, harvest, and prepare a meal using their own vegetables, graph the growth of the plants, listen to an Elders’ stories, draw and paint their experiences with different mediums, and to learn the local Aboriginal tradition of saying “Thank you” for everything that has been provided.
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Health and PE
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Duration
15-20 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
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Going Outside: A Pedagogical Narration

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Natasha Burgess - 4 years ago
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For this narration, we focused on a Grade One stu…
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Natasha Burgess - 4 years ago
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For this narration, we focused on a Grade One student who was observed during their play outdoors in the rich winter landscape near West Boundary Elementary School. Reflecting on other ‘ordinary moments’ outdoors with children, we have also included snapshots that capture what children do when they are outside. Donna Boucher teaches Grade 3 at Sardis Elementary in Chilliwack, BC and is an active member of EEPSA (secretary). Growing up as a farm kid and early career work as a wildlife biologist developed her appreciation and connection to nature. This guides her practice as she provides lots of opportunities for her students to explore and engage with their natural world. Janine Fraser teaches Kindergarten and Grade One at Midway Elementary School in Midway, BC. She grew up exploring the forests and creeks around her school in North Vancouver and values opportunities to get kids outside. Natasha Burgess teaches Kindergarten and Grade One at Marysville Elementary School in Marysville, BC. While working on her Masters of Education through UVic, she became very interested in ecoliteracy and learning outdoors with young children.
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Revised Curriculum
Health and PE
Research
Pedagogy
Reflective practice
Keywords
Outdoor education
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 26, 2017
2 recommendations   1147 downloads

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

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Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup - 5 years ago
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The Shoreline Cleanup Curriculum Guide encourages…
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Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup - 5 years ago
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The Shoreline Cleanup Curriculum Guide encourages students to engage with nature in a way that immediately shows them how easy it is to make a positive change to our environment. We developed this K-7 curriculum guide to help you integrate the Shoreline Cleanup into your school year, using both indoor and outdoor lessons for your students. The multi-disciplinary Shoreline Cleanup lessons allow you to connect these lessons to your existing curriculum themes and units of study. You may use the unit as a whole or select individual lesson to compliment your planning. The cross-curricular activities in this guide will have your students making art projects, reading stories, running through obstacle courses, solving math problems, exploring biology and doing what they probably do best – having fun! We hope you are inspired to bring the Shoreline Cleanup into your students’ lives! Register you Schoolyard cleanup at ShorelineCleanup.ca
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Arts Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
URLs
http://shorelinecleanup.ca/en
Learning Standards
All lessons are designed to follow the Prescribed Learning Outcomes for BC. Lessons cover everything from mathematics, science, social studies, english language art, art education and physical & health education.
Duration
Variable, depending on lesson chosen
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English
Date Created
Mar 10, 2016
2 recommendations   343 downloads

'Green Reads' by thematic themes for Children - Book and Media, List 2

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Barbara Hinson - 3 years ago
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'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Chil…
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Barbara Hinson - 3 years ago
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'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Children - Book / Media List 2 - is organized by 6 themes. The categories start with the internal / personal connection to nature and progress to the 'global citizenship' level. I do not see the levels as being sequential; each learning group will have its interests and curricular to consider. There are 54 recommended reads in total (to date).
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Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
outdoor education
environmental learning
place based learning
green literature
identity and awareness
ethics and activism
social and physical history
Learning Standards
A 'Book and Media List' of reviewed literature and media (film, websites) for children. This "green reads" book and media list was compiled over several years as part of a BCTF Inquiry Project with TELA and EEPSA members. The final inquiry question was: As an elementary teacher, how can I use selected children's literature and media as a springboard for experiencing and connecting to nature in our school and community environments?
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30 to 60 minutes for each Read-Aloud and follow-up literary or outdoor education experience
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English
Date Created
Jan 22, 2018
2 recommendations  

Hanna Bryant: The Significance of Culture and Language

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Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
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In this video, 17-year-old Hanna Bryant tells her…
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Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
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In this video, 17-year-old Hanna Bryant tells her story of moving to a new community at the age of eleven. Reflecting on this difficult transition, Hanna discovers that the connection to her traditional language and culture significantly helped define who she is and facilitated a sense of belonging.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Health and PE
Keywords
Social Emotional Learning
Core Competencies
Confidence
Resilience
Mindfulness
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/hanna-bryant-the-significance-of-culture-and-language
Learning Standards
Use the video and questions below as a starting point to engage students in reflection and dialogue.
Duration
45-60 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 9, 2017

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