No matter what subject you teach, as a teacher, you may have the greatest influence on a child’s health, of any other adult outside the home. This guide, along with the training offered by the Porcupine Health Unit will allow you to incorporate these concepts into your whole school environment and positively impact the body image and self?esteem of your students.
These lesson plans will help children learn about germs, how to properly wash their hands and understand the importance of hand hygiene. Supplemental activities are included and can be utilized to further develop their knowledge of germs. Time: Approximately 30-45 minutes
In the Cochrane District, all school boards have identified anxiety as a top priority of concern (Source: Board scans and student surveys, 2012-2013). Comprehensive strategies are being developed and promotion and prevention programs are being introduced to schools. The Mindful Bottle Toolkit was developed to support initiatives that are planned or underway in district school boards.