In this lesson, students will watch a video on growth mindset and work in pairs to share their ideas about growth vs. fixed mindsets. They will then collaborate to design their own skits about growth vs. fixed mindsets.
Learn about unified sports through Special Olympics in communities or schools. Everyone on the team, with and without disabilities, is included and learns how to play as part of a team for fun, recreation and competitions. Athletes get to know each other as people, which helps them to appreciate what they all have to contribute.
Learn about Healthy Highway, a program to help people make healthy choices about nutrition. It uses simple graphics and concepts to explain options, such as traffic signs to explain how to make good nutrition choices. The program has been used by schools and Special Olympics.
In this video, Move It!, cast members learn the importance of reading nutrition labels and what parts are most significant. Focusing on the serving size and calories, Pat Mizerak, a registered dietician United Health Services, teaches the pair to not only look at the calories because the serving size could be much higher than 1 which would result in a higher calorie intake. They also discuss how many calories a person should consume a day which is dependent on one’s age, gender and build.
Using this "Cool It!" video, children learn the art of goal setting. The instructor, Kelsey, gives the group some categories, such as friends/family and school/education, to choose from and visualize/write what they want to have or change within that category. Then, the group writes a paragraph about their goal using specific details. Finally, they close their eyes and visualize a specific goal.