Monthly Archives: September 2013

Intro to Mental Illness & Behavioural Disorders

The lessons on Monday and Tuesday (Sept 30 & Oct 1) began with looking at and discussing the results of the body shape scale survey. After watching the performance of Carols Guevara on X-Factor (and discussing what the big takeaways … Continue reading

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Lesson 3 on Body Image & Gender

The lesson on Tues & Weds (Sept 24 & 25), began with students submitting their Self-Reflection Project. Then students worked in groups to share connections, extensions, and challenges that the segment from the MissRepresentation video segment as they relate to body image … Continue reading

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Lesson 2 on Body Image and Gender

The lesson on Thursday and Friday (Sept 19-20) continued to explore the topic of body image. Students took an anonymous body shape scale survey. Students then took a quick ‘gender quiz’ (not graded!). Next, students responded to some Pre-viewing Questions and then watched … Continue reading

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Lesson 1 on Body Image

Class on Tuesday & Wednesday (Sept 17 & 18): To begin our understanding of body image we discussed factors that determine the health weight range for an individual. The Body Mass Index is a measure that takes three of these … Continue reading

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Self-Reflection Project Introduction

Class on Friday and Monday (September 13 & 16) began with Ms. Lockwood reviewing the directions for the Self-Reflection Project and sharing sample projects with students. Students completed the Project Planner as a first step in the process of creating their projects. You may … Continue reading

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Lesson on Identity, Values, and Goal-setting

The lesson on Monday and Tuesday (September 9 & 10) began with a story: Mindful Panda. Next students practiced chocolate meditation and reflected on the same. Then we explored the concept of IDENTITY and a key developmental task of adolescence: developing … Continue reading

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Lesson on the Brain and Relaxation

The lesson for class on Thursday and Friday (September 5 & 6) began with a sound meditation followed by a written reflection on the same. Students then downloaded the 3D Brain app on their iPads. Using this app and three handouts (One, Two, … Continue reading

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