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Teaching and Learning

Find information on various health topics to help you deliver lessons, implement progams, and launch initiatives.

AHS Information for Schools and Teachers

Visit other AHS web pages with information, curriculum-linked lesson plans, resources, and articles for school newsletters on specific health topics for schools including: nutrition, mental health promotion, tobacco reduction, injury prevention and other topics.

Provincial Teacher Resource List

This list was developed to help teachers and schools promote the CSH approach in a classroom setting. The list includes both resources that can be used by teachers in the classroom and resources for teachers about specific health topics.

Healthy Schools Calendars

These calendars highlight funding opportunities and a wide range of health promotion events throughout the school year. A story and related resources are featured each month to show how you can transform a one-time event into a broader opportunity to build and sustain a healthy school community.

Newsletters

Check out the ‘Healthy Children’ and ‘Healthy Teens’ newsletters. These newsletters are written for parents of elementary students and junior/senior high students to provide reliable and relevant information about specific health topics. There is both the PDF and modifiable Word format to add your own tailored messages.

Please note: Alberta Health Services is not responsible for any information that has been modified or added to these resources. All content provided by Alberta Health Services should be credited.

Healthy Children - Newsletter for Parents

  • January 2016: Being Mentally Healthy / Electronic Cigarettes (PDF) (Word)
  • Janvier 2016 : La bonne santé mentale / Cigarettes électroniques (PDF) (Word)
  • February 2016: Childhood Mental Wellbeing / The Cost of Dental Treatment (PDF) (Word)
  • Février 2016 : Le bien-être mental chez les enfants / Le coût des soins dentaires (PDF) (Word)
  • March 2016: Water Facts / Get Outdoors and Explore (PDF) (Word)
  • Mars 2016 : Quelques faits sur l’eau / Sortons et explorons! (PDF) (Word)
  • April 2016: Talking with Your Child About Healthy Relationships / Cooking – Fun at Any Age (PDF) (Word)
  • Avril 2016 : Parlez à votre enfant de relations saines / La cuisine, c’est amusant à tout âge! (PDF) (Word)
  • May 2016: Self-Management – Why it’s important to you and your child / Helmet Safety (PDF) (Word)
  • Mai 2016 : Auto-gestion – L’importance qu’elle revêt pour vous et votre enfant / Sécurité relative au port d’un casque (PDF) (Word)
  • June 2016: A Garden for Every Child / Health Hazards of Hookah (PDF) (Word)
  • Juin 2016 : Un jardin pour chaque enfant / Le Hookah et ses risques pour la santé (PDF) (Word)

Archived Newsletters

Healthy Teens – Newsletter for Parents

  • January 2016: Being Mentally Healthy / Electronic Cigarettes (PDF) (Word)
  • Janvier 2016 : La bonne santé mentale / Cigarettes électroniques (PDF) (Word)
  • February 2016: Mental Wellbeing in Youth / Will Putting Toothpaste on a Pimple Make it Go Away? (PDF) (Word)
  • Février 2016 : Le bien-être mental chez les jeunes / Le dentifrice peut-il faire disparaître les boutons? (PDF) (Word)
  • March 2016: Water Facts / Take a Stand Against Sitting (PDF) (Word)
  • Mars 2016 : Quelques faits sur l’eau / Luttons contre la sédentarité (PDF) (Word)
  • April 2016: Talking to Your Teens About Healthy Relationships / Cooking – Fun at Any Age (PDF) (Word)
  • Avril 2016 : Parlez à votre adolescent de relations saines / La cuisine, c’est amusant à tout âge! (PDF) (Word)
  • May 2016: Self-Management – Why it’s important to you and your teen / All Terrain Vehicle Safety (PDF) (Word)
  • Mai 2016 : Auto-gestion - L’importance qu’elle revêt pour vous et votre adolescent / Sécurité en matière de conduite des véhicules tout terrain (PDF) (Word)
  • June 2016: Green Teen / Health Hazards of Hookah (PDF) (Word)
  • Juin 2016 : Des adolescents jardiniers / Le Hookah et ses risques pour la santé (PDF) (Word)

Archived Newsletters

Resources

Provincial Teacher Resource List
This list includes both resources that can be used by teachers in the classroom and resources for teachers about specific health topics.

Healthy Children and Healthy Teens Newsletters
These newsletters are targeted at parents of both elementary students and junior/senior high students (available in English and French).

Healthy Schools Calendar
These calendars highlight a wide range of health promotion events and funding opportunities for schools.

Webinar for Teachers
This short webinar is a guided tour of our webpage and highlights several resources.

Contact Us

AHS staff are available to help you with building a healthy school community.

For more information email:

cshresources@
albertahealthservices.ca