Health Education

In the Nova Scotia Health Education curriculum, media literacy outcomes are included under the general outcomes requiring students to think critically and make informed decisions to enhance health of self, those around oneself, and to demonstrate within a global context and effective communication and interpersonal skills that facilitate positive relationships between themselves and the world.

Click on a grade level under Health Education for a list of media-related outcomes and links to supporting resources from the MediaSmarts site. (Note: as many of our lessons can be adapted to suit different grade levels, specific lessons may be listed for more than one grade. Teachers should also note that individual lessons often satisfy a number of learning outcomes.)