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Discover the many facets of mental health and how it affects overall wellness. The cross-curricular activities below follow educational standards, and are sure to keep your students engaged. Detailed lesson plans make implementation a snap. Become a member to get started today!

Elementary School: Grades K-3

"Seaing" Me for Me eLearning Kit©

Get ready for underwater adventures with instructor Scuba Sam and his side-kick Pozzi T. Along with their underwater friends, they will help students in grades K-3 navigate through the 9 activities aimed at teaching the importance of healthy decision making, positive self-esteem, and accepting ourselves and those around us for who we are.

Elementary School: Grades 4-6

The Power of Me eLearning Kit©

Get ready for an exciting trip to the carnival with Hector (aka Safety Boy) and Ima, the bus driver. They will guide 4th - 6th graders on a fun carnival adventure through 11 activities designed to teach students the importance of healthy decision making, coping with bullying, positive self-esteem, and accepting ourselves and those around us for who we are.

Middle School: Grades 7-9

Life on Demand eLearning Kit©

School work, friends, family, after school activities… a day in the life of a teen is demanding, to say the least. This kit of 11 activities engages 7th - 9th grade students in activities that promote mental health awareness and emotional well-being. Activity topics include stress, bullying, respecting differences, and healthy decision making.

This is an independent student activity testing students’ knowledge of mental health awareness and emotional well-being. Students will maneuver through the Pretest laptop screens to answer multiple-choice and true/false questions relating to stress, bullying, tolerance and decision-making scenarios.

Delivery Method:
Instructor-led
Individual

Learning Objectives:
Students will be able to:
1. Complete the pretest.

Educational Standards
Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state’s standards:
www.learntobehealthy.org/parents-teachers/educational-materials/state-standards/

Stress at home, stress at school, stress throughout day… when does it end? Students will find out first hand that they are not alone – stress is normal and everyone experiences it to some degree. In this interactive activity, teens will find out what exactly stress is, how it effects the body, and why it happens. They will then identify stressors in their life and hear about steps they can take to cope with stress.

Delivery Method:
Individual
Pairs

Learning Objectives:
Students will be able to:
1. Define stress and differentiate between eustress and distress.
2. Identify physical effect stress has on the body and brain.
3. Define the “fight or flight” syndrome.
4. Identify typical stressors in a student’s life.
5. Recall healthy ways to cope with stress.

Educational Standards:
Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state’s standards:
www.learntobehealthy.org/parents-teachers/educational-materials/state-standards/

Your students are sitting in study hall, feeling stressed out… it’s the perfect time to create a recipe for success. In this activity, students will be encouraged to apply coping strategies to something that is stressing them out. They will find the key to coping with stress by identifying the stressor and tackling it in Don’t Sweat It .

Delivery Method:
Individual

Learning Objectives:
Students will be able to:
1.Identify healthy coping strategies for dealing with stress.
2.Apply coping strategies to a stressor.

Educational Standards:
Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state’s standards:
www.learntobehealthy.org/parents-teachers/educational-materials/state-standards/

This is an independent student activity focusing on cyberbullying. What is a cyberbullying anyway? Why do teens not report cyberbullying? How do they avoid being cyberbullied and what should they do if targeted by someone who cyberbullies? Students will link to various websites to gather information and answer these questions.

Delivery Method:
Individual

Learning Objectives:
Students will be able to:
1. Define and list types of cyberbullying.
2. Compare and contrast cyberbullying and cyberthreats.
3. Identify reasons why many teens do not report cyberbullying.
4. Identify steps to take if targeted by someone who cyberbullies.
5. List ways to avoid being cyberbullied.

Educational Standards:
Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state's standards:
http://www.learntobehealthy.org/parents-teachers/educational-materials/state-standards/

 

Bullying can happen at any time, anywhere, and to anyone. But students should feel empowered to do something when it does happen. In this interactive activity, teens will hear about different types of bullying and their effects on both those who are bullied and those who bully. They will be asked to decide who’s just playin’ (and who isn’t) in each of the five scenarios presented.

Delivery Method:
Instructor-led
Individual
Pairs

Learning Objectives:
Students will be able to:
1. Define two types of bullying.
2. Identify side effects of bullying.
3. Recall facts about teen bullying.
4. List three coping strategies to deal with bullying.

Educational Standards:
Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state’s standards:
www.learntobehealthy.org/parents-teachers/educational-materials/state-standards/

“Don’t judge a book by its cover.” Most of us may try to live by that quote. In this activity, students will learn to accept and appreciate others’ differences by playing a game of Human Bingo and interview their peers. Students may be surprised by their findings!

Delivery Method:
Instructor-led
Pairs

Learning Objectives:
Students will be able to:
1. Identify cultural differences and similarities among classmates.
2. Define the terms culture, empathy, ethnicity, race, respect, stereotyping, and tolerance.
3. List ways intolerance affects others.

Educational Standards:
Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state’s standards:
www.learntobehealthy.org/parents-teachers/educational-materials/state-standards/

Teens’ lives are full of stress - school is demanding, schedules are demanding --- LIFE is demanding. They may feel no one else could possibly be going through what they are. In this interactive activity, teens will explore different types of mental health topics such as stress, anxiety, anger, depression, and suicide.

Delivery Method:
Individual
Pairs

Learning Objectives:
Students will be able to:
1. Define the terms stress, anxiety, anger, depression, and suicide.
2. List the signs and symptoms of stress, anxiety, anger, depression, and suicide.
3. Identify resources to help themselves or someone they know who is experiencing one of these mental health conditions.

Educational Standards:
Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state’s standards:
www.learntobehealthy.org/parents-teachers/educational-materials/state-standards/

Got a problem? No problem. This collaborative activity will provide students with the tools they need the next time they have to make a decision when working through problems at school, home or when hanging out with friends. Students will write, publish, and share their real life problems, while working through problem-solving strategies.

Delivery Method:
Individual
Small Groups
Pairs

Learning Objectives:
Students will be able to:
1. Identify situations that require a decision-making process.
2. Apply problem-solving strategy to a real life scenario.
3. Distinguish between healthy and unhealthy alternatives to problem solving.
4. Create, access, and share work with others in an online environment.

Educational Standards:
Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state’s standards:
www.learntobehealthy.org/parents-teachers/educational-materials/state-standards/

This Articulate review game will put students’ knowledge to the test. They will be asked true/false, multiple choice, and matching questions, reviewing all concepts covered in the Life on Demand eLearning Kit©.

Delivery Method:
Instructor-led
Small groups
Individual
Pairs

Learning Objectives:
Students will be able to:
1. Recall information related to mental health awareness and emotional well-being, including stress, bullying, tolerance, and healthy decision-making by playing Free Your Mind.

Educational Standards:
Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state’s standards:
www.learntobehealthy.org/parents-teachers/educational-materials/state-standards/

Mean, hurtful, intentional and repeated... bullying is not only harmful to those involved, but also shapes the school environment, affecting students’ ability to learn and teachers’ effectiveness in the classroom. This Has to Stop empowers students with the knowledge and skills to progress from complacent bystanders to individuals who can help stop bullying by Supporting, Reporting and Standing Up. As everyday thought-provoking bullying scenarios unfold, students must decide whether they will act or do nothing. Their choices provide a glimpse into the thoughts and reactions of everyone involved and the consequences of doing nothing. Students experience the impact of their decisions which helps them to realize the importance of taking action.

Delivery Method:
Individual
Pairs
Instructor-led

Learning Objectives:
Students will be able to:
1. Define bullying.
2. Recall effects of bullying.
3. Make healthy decisions related to bullying, by choosing to Support, Report or Stand Up to bullying.

Educational Standards:
Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state’s standards:
http://www.learntobehealthy.org/parents-teachers/educational-materials/state-standards/

This is an independent student activity testing students’ knowledge of mental health awareness and emotional well-being. Students will maneuver through the Posttest laptop screens to answer multiple-choice and true/false questions relating to stress, bullying, tolerance and decision-making scenarios.

Delivery Method:
Instructor-led
Individual

Learning Objectives:
Students will be able to:
1. Complete the posttest.

Educational Standards:
Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state’s standards:
www.learntobehealthy.org/parents-teachers/educational-materials/state-standards/

High School: Grades 10-12

Face the Music eLearning Kit©

Technology makes it easy for teens to stay connected at all times, but sometimes the pressure of always being "on" can be too much. This kit of 11 activities engages 10th - 12th grade students in activities that promote mental health awareness and overall well-being. Activity topics include managing stress, bullying, maintaining healthy relationships, online safety and making healthy decisions.

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