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Please review this page < click here > for five video segments showing educators supporting student learning about mental health and well-being by teaching about mental health using explicit and implicit opportunities in the Ontario curriculum, and creating, fostering and sustaining a learning environment that is healthy, caring, safe, inclusive and accepting.

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Introduction (5:31min.)
This video segment provides an overview of what mental health is, and why it is important to student learning, achievement and well-being.
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Mental Health and the Ontario Curriculum (Elementary) (6:44 min)
In this video segment, you will see educators teaching and students learning about mental health across a range of elementary grades and settings. You will see examples of students learning where there are explicit links to mental health in the curriculum, such as students developing self-regulation skills in the Kindergarten program, and stress management skills in Health and Physical Education. You will also see how educators have intentionally planned for opportunities to learn about mental health using instructional strategies where there are less explicit curriculum links, such as exploring stereotypes and stigma through the Arts.
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Mental Health and the Ontario Curriculum (Secondary) (7:12 min)
In this video segment, you will see educators teaching, and students learning about mental health in various secondary grades, courses and settings. You will see examples of instruction where there are explicit opportunities to learn about mental health through the curriculum, such as in Health and Physical Education. You will also see examples of how educators have intentionally planned instruction to incorporate opportunities for students to learn about mental health where there are less explicit curriculum links. Examples include exploring concepts related to mental health and well-being while studying a novel and writing in English, and creating artwork with mental health and well-being messages in Visual Arts.
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Supportive Learning Environment (8:14 min)
In this video segment, you will see elementary and secondary educators, students and mental health experts discussing the importance of planning for and maintaining a supportive learning environment for all students, and demonstrating how this can be done.
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Continuing the Conversation (7:38 min)
In this video segment, the importance of ongoing mental health professional learning, and resources available within schools, school boards and communities to support educators to continue to build their awareness and understanding of student mental health are highlighted.
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For the Classroom Educator Guides to these videos please view this page < click here>    

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