Outcome Chart - Prince Edward Island - Health Education Wellness 10


Overall Expectations

W1 Evaluate one’s self in each dimension of wellness

Specific Expectations

c. Employ appropriate and increasingly sophisticated strategies (including technology) to gather, interpret, and evaluate wellness information (e.g., interview community wellness experts, evaluate source of information, reflect on personal biases, discuss alternative perspectives).

e. Analyse and communicate the dimensions of wellness in terms of their interconnectedness (i.e., connections), interdependence (i.e., mutual benefits), and interactions (i.e., effects of one on another).

f. Examine the consequences of neglecting or over-emphasizing any of the dimensions of wellness.

g. Investigate the multitude of factors that exert influences on life balance (e.g., relationships, gender, culture, stress, sense of belonging, leisure, traditions, socio-economic factors, physical and mental fitness, technology use).

h. Critique community and societal norms (e.g., expectations regarding gender roles, norms regarding alcohol consumption) that influence the well-being of self, family, and community.

i. Assess one’s motivations, (e.g., appearance, health, ability), and limitations (e.g., time management) that improve and/or impede one’s personal wellness.

j. Analyse individual and civic responsibility in nurturing well-being and examine the social factors (including expectations of self and others) that influence personal wellness.

k. Examine available supports (both formal and informal) for attaining and maintaining optimal wellness and establish strategies to effectively access these supports.

l. Analyse one’s current level of wellness (e.g., wellness inventory).

m. Initiate an ongoing multi-dimensional (i.e., physical, psychological, social, spiritual, environmental) Personal Plan for Wellness based on a comprehensive analysis of personal well-being.

n. Reflect on activities participated in, and the effect they have on each dimension of wellness (positive and negative).


MediaSmarts Resources

Dealing with Digital Stress

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

Online Relationships: Respect and Consent

Overall Expectations

W4 Assess the impact of mental health on overall well-being of self, family, and community.

Specific Expectations

a. Reflect on and discuss personal and community beliefs and biases about mental health.

b. Examine common misconceptions and negative stigmas/connotations related to both the area of and the language of mental illness (e.g., misconception that an individual with a mental illness has a weak character or is inevitably dangerous).

c. Consider ways to reduce stigma, address discrimination, and eliminate structural barriers related to mental illness.

d. Describe, with information from a variety of mental health experts, the factors that contribute to positive mental health (e.g., involvement in extracurricular activities, belonging to a team/group).

f. Recognize that there is no single cause of any mental health problem or illness and no one is immune regardless of where they live, how young or old they are, or their social standing.

n. Analyse mental fitness factors (e.g., placing things in perspective, using stress management strategies, cultivating and maintaining a strong sense of humour) as they relate to personal well-being.

MediaSmarts Resources

Dealing with Digital Stress

Overall Expectations

W5 Assess one’s own self-awareness and self-management for the purpose of enhancing personal well- being and the well-being of others.

Specific Expectations

d. Analyse how overall well-being is affected by biases and stereotyping (e.g., gender, physical abilities, and disabilities, culture, body composition).

f. Reflect on one’s ability to recognize and manage emotions in self and in personal relationships.

g. Examine emotional and behavioural patterns of self and others and determine the related impact on optimal wellness.

m. Determine the benefits of proactive decision-making in managing personal well-being.

n. Analyse one’s preferred decision-making style in terms of its impact on the well-being of self and others.

MediaSmarts Resources

Dealing with Digital Stress

Exposing Gender Stereotypes

First Person

First, Do No Harm: Being an Active Witness to Cyberbullying

Gender and Tobacco

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Learning Gender Stereotypes

Online Relationships: Respect and Consent

Relationships and Sexuality in the Media

The Girl in the Mirror

The Impact of Gender Stereotypes

Who’s Telling My Story?