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Teaching and Learning

Find information on various health topics to help you deliver lessons, implement programs, 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.

Please note: This material is intended for general information only and is provided on an "as is", "where is" basis. Although reasonable efforts were made to confirm the accuracy of the information, Alberta Health Services does not make any representation or warranty, express, implied or statutory, as to the accuracy, reliability, completeness, applicability or fitness for a particular purpose of such information. This material is not a substitute for the advice of a qualified health professional. Alberta Health Services expressly disclaims all liability for the use of these materials, and for any claims, actions, demands or suits arising from such use.

Healthy Children - Newsletter for Parents

  • September 2019 : Donner l’exemple / Marchez en toute sécurité (PDF)
  • September 2019: Being a Role Model / Walk Safe (PDF)
  • Octobre 2019 : Profitez de lat nature / Cinq astuces pour parler de santé sexuelle avec votre enfant (PDF)
  • October 2019: Nurture with Nature / 5 Tips on Talking About Sexual Health with Your Child (PDF)
  • November 2019: 5 Easy Tips to Get Rid of Lice / Technology and Physical Activity (PDF)
  • Novembre 2019 : 5 astuces pour se débarrasser des poux / Technologie et activité physique (PDF)
  • Décembre : Guide alimentaire canadien 2019 / Cigarettes électroniques (PDF)
  • December 2019: Canada’s Food Guide / Electronic Cigarettes (PDF)
  • January 2020: Seal Out Tooth Decay / Being Mentally Healthy (PDF)
  • Janvier 2020 : Éloigner la carie grâce au scellement / Le bien-être mental chez les enfants (PDF)
  • February 2020: Early Specialization in Sport / Developmental Assets (PDF)
  • Février 2020 : Spécialisation hâtive dans les sports / Atouts de développement (PDF)
  • March 2020: Self-management / Role Modeling a Healthy Relationship with Food (PDF)
  • Mars 2020 : Auto-gestation / Offrir un modèle de relation saine avec les aliments (PDF)
  • April 2020: Protecting Teeth with Fluoride / Understanding Consent (PDF)
  • Avril 2020 : Protéger les dents à l’aide du fluorure / Comprendre le consentement (PDF)
  • May 2020: Water Facts / Helmet Safety (PDF)
  • Mai 2020 : Quelques fait sur l’eau / Sécurité relative au port d’un casque (PDF)
  • Juin 2020 : Façon pratiques d’aider votre enfant àacquérir une image positive de son corps / Parlez de tabac avec votre enfant (PDF)
  • June 2020: Practical Ways to Build Positive Body Image / Talking to Your Child About Tobacco (PDF)

Archived Newsletters

Healthy Teens – Newsletter for Parents

  • September 2019: Family Communication / Prevent and Manage Concussion (PDF)
  • September 2019 : Communication familiale / Prévenir et gérer les commotions cérébrales (PDF)
  • October 2019: Nurture with Nature / 5 Tips on Talking About Sexual Health with Your Teen (PDF)
  • Octobre 2019 : Profitez de la nature / Cinq astuces pour parler de santé sexuelle avec votre enfant (PDF)
  • November 2019: Is Your Teen Considering Body Art? / Surviving the Cut: Staying Active When Your Teen Doesn’t Make the School Team (PDF)
  • Novembre 2019 : Votre ado s’intéresse à l’art corporel? / Survivre à un « non » : Rester actif quand votre ado n’est pas choisi dans l’équipe de l’école (PDF)
  • December 2019: Canada’s Food Guide / Electronic Cigarettes (PDF)
  • Décembre 2019 : Guide alimentaire canadien / Cigarettes électroniques (PDF)
  • January 2020: Protecting Your Teen’s Teeth / Being Mentally Healthy (PDF)
  • Janvier 2020 : Protéger les dents de votre adolescent / La bonne santé mentale (PDF)
  • February 2020: Early Specialization in Sport / Developmental Assets (PDF)
  • Février 2020 : Spécialisation hâtive dans les sports / Atouts de développement (PDF)
  • March 2020: Self-management / Role Modeling a Health Relationship with Food (PDF)
  • Mars 2020 : Auto-gestation / Offrir un modèle de relation saine avec les aliments (PDF)
  • April 2020: Does My Teen Need a Mouthguard? / Understanding Consent (PDF)
  • Avril 2020 : Mon ado a-t-il besoin d’un protège-dents? / Comprendre le consentment (PDF)
  • May 2020: Water Facts / Self-harm in Teens (PDF)
  • Mai 2020 : Quelques faits sur l’eau / Les ados et l’automutilation (PDF)
  • June 2020: Practical Ways to Build Positive Body Image / Let’s Talk About Cannabis and Tobacco Use (PDF)
  • Juin 2020 : Parlons de l’usage du cannabis et tabac / Façon pratiques d’aider votre ado à acquérir une image positive de son corps (PDF)

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