Monthly Archives: February 2014

Lesson 2 on Body Image

The lesson on Weds and Monday (Feb 26 & March 3) began with a ‘tool test’ (not graded) – students identifying the names of 12 different tools, and then considering which influences might be shaping whether or not they know the … Continue reading

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Lesson 2 on Depression

Class on  Monday and Tuesday (Feb 24 & 25) began with an opportunity to complete the Q3 Health Reflection, followed by an activity called the “Roll of the Die for Depression“. The objective is for students to recognize the many … Continue reading

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Lesson 1 on Depression

The lesson for class on Weds and Thurs (Feb 19 & 20) started with students watching the music video “Hold On” by Good Charlotte, followed by students working in pairs to brainstorm events that might cause a person to feel sad. … Continue reading

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Mental Disorders & 3D Brain

On Friday and Tuesday (Feb 14 & 18) students continued to develop an appreciation for the complexity of mental illness and behavioral disorders in terms of causes, realities, treatments, and recognizing the challenge of stigma. Using the 3D Brain iPad App, students explored … Continue reading

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Novel Project Introduction

Class on Weds and Thursday (Feb 12 & 13) began with a Famous people match up activity followed by a viewing a video of Carols Guevara performing on X-Factor (and discussing what the big takeaways from the video are).  You may also read about Tim … Continue reading

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Intro to Mental Disorders

On Monday and Tuesday (Feb 10 & 11) class began with a breathing/relaxation exercise followed by a vocabulary QUIZ. Next students looked at and discussed the results of the body shape scale survey and then watched a music video by Superchick … Continue reading

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Lesson 1 on Body Image

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 factors into consideration. Two student volunteers checked their BMI … Continue reading

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Lesson on the Brain and Relaxation

The lesson for class on Tuesday and Wednesday (Feb 4 & 5) began with a story: Mindful Panda. Next students practiced a chocolate meditation followed by a written reflection on the same. Students then downloaded the 3D Brain app on their iPads. … Continue reading

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