Are you looking for resources to support the mental well-being curricular competency in your classroom? Here are some great places to explore:
- Start with the Healthy Schools BC website. Increase your understanding of mental well-being, positive mental health, school connectedness and related topics in the School Connectedness area, and search for additional resources in the Programs and Supports area.
- The Psychology Foundation of Canada’s Kids Have Stress Too! resources are great for children of pre-school age to Grade 9, and they have parent materials too.
- Heart Mind Online. Browse by theme to get quick access to topics you can explore with your students, such as self-regulation, kindness or resilience.
- CARBC’s Helping Schools. Instructional outlines that can help students develop drug and gambling literacy—the knowledge and skills they need to survive and thrive in a world where drug use and gambling opportunities are common—by focusing on meaning, not just facts. Materials for Grade 4 through high school.
- UBC’s Social and Emotional Learning Resource Finder includes tools, activities and programs that can help foster social and emotional learning among students.
- The BC Ministry of Education’s Instructional Samples are specifically aligned to the new BC curriculum.
- BCTF’s Teach BC website has a continually expanding list of teaching resources.
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