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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.

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 2018: 5 Easy Ways to Tame Tech Use / Bike Safety : What Should Parents Know? (PDF)
  • Septembre 2018 : 5 astuces pour limiter l’usage de las technologie / La sécurité à vélo : ce que doived savoir les parents (PDF)
  • October 2018: 5 Easy Tips to Get Rid of Lice /  Food in the Media (PDF)
  • Octobre 2018 : 5 astuces pour se débarraser des poux / La nourriture dans les médias (PDF)
  • November 2018: The Resilient Family / Loose Parts Play (PDF)
  • Novembre 2018 : La famille résiliente / Le jeu libre (PDF)
  • December 2018: Be Tobacco Smart / Cyberbullying 101 : What it is and what you can do! (PDF)
  • Décembre 2018 : Soyez futé à propos du tabac / Cyberintimidation 101 : ce que c’est et ce que vous pouvez faire! (PDF)
  • January 2019: Is Tooth Decay a Disease? /  Relaxation and Your Child (PDF)
  • Janvier 2019 : La carie dentaire est-elle une malade? / La relaxation et votre enfant (PDF)
  • February 2019: Positive Parenting / Parents Matter: Getting involved in your child’s school experience (PDF)
  • Février 2019 : Style parental positif /  Les parents comptent : investissez-vous dans l’expérience scolaire de votre enfant (PDF)
  • March 2019: Nutrition Math: Are ‘treats adding up? / How Shut-eye Do Children Need? (PDF)
  • Mars 2019 : Calcul nutritionnel : les petites plaisirs s’accumulent-ils? (PDF)
  • April 2019: Avoiding Common Allergies / What You Need to Know about Your Child’s Sexual Development (PDF)
  • Avril 2019 : Éviter les allergies courantes / Ce qu’il faut savoir sur le development sexuel des enfants (PDF)
  • May 2019: Safe Playgrounds? Check! / Sugar: It tastes good but is it good for your teeth? (PDF)
  • Mai 2019 : Terrain de jeu sécuritaire? Oui! / Le sucre : Bon au goût, mais est-il bon pour vos dents? (PDF)
  • June 2019: Tobacco in the Media / Play is the Work of Childhood (PDF)
  • Juin 2019 : Le tabac dans les medias /  Le jeu est le travail de l’enfance (PDF)

Archived Newsletters

Healthy Teens – Newsletter for Parents

  • September 2018: 5 Easy Ways to Tame Tech Use / Teen Driver Safety (PDF)
  • Septembre 2018 : 5 astuces pour limiter l’usage de la technologie / La sécurité de l’adolescent au volant (PDF)
  • October 2018: Hand Hygiene / Food in the Media (PDF)
  • Octobre 2018  : Hygiène des mains / La nourriture dans les médias (PDF)
  • November 2018: Can Your Teen Say No to Drugs? / Physical Activity : The benefits for teenagers (PDF)
  • Novembre 2018 : Savoir dire non à la drogue / Les bienfaits de l’activité physique pour les adolescents (PDF)
  • December 2018: Let’s Talk About Cannabis and Tobacco Use / Cyberbullying 101 : What it is and what you can do! (PDF)
  • Décembre 2018 : Parlons de l’usage du cannabis et du tabac /  Cyberintimidation 101 : ce que c’est et ce que vous pouvez faire! (PDF)
  • January 2019: Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall /  Relaxation and Your Teen (PDF)
  • Janvier 2019 : Miroir, mon beau miroir / La relaxation et votre ado (PDF)
  • February 2019: What if I Think My Teen is Experimenting with Drugs? /  Parents Matter: Getting involved in your teens school experience (PDF)
  • Février 2019 : Que faire si je pense que mon ado prend de la drogue?  / Les parents comptent : investissez-vous dans l’expérience scolaire de votre ado (PDF)
  • March 2019: Nutrition Math: Are “treats” adding up?  / How Much Sleep Do Teens Need? (PDF)
  • Mars 2019 : Calcul nutritionnel : les petits plaisirs s’accumulent-ils? /  Combien d’heures de sommeil faut-il aux ados? (PDF)
  • April 2019: Safe Lunches / Talking with Your Teens About STIs (PDF)
  • Avril 2019 : Dînner-santé / Parler d’ITS aux adolescents (PDF)
  • May 2019: Does My Teen Need a Mouthguard? / All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Safety (PDF)
  • Mai 2019 : Mon ado a-t-il besoin d’un protège-dents? / La sécurité à bord d’un véhicule tout-terrain (VTT) (PDF)
  • June 2019: Tobacco in the Media / Exercise is Good for Your Mental Health (PDF)
  • Juin 2019 : Le tabac dans les medias /  Les bienfants de l’exercice pour notre santé mentale (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