Happy Eat Your Vegetables Day! It’s a good day to remember that vegetables are an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. To celebrate, think about ways you can add more vegetables to your diet this week like snacking on raw carrots or peppers or adding a bit of raw spinach to your smoothie. You could also plan with your family to try a new recipe, like the one below for Vegetable Pizza (You will need an adult’s help to prepare this). You might find a new family favorite!
This TVO video reviews Canada’s Food Guide recommendations for a healthy meal and gives you some ideas for creating healthy meals or snacks.
This pizza recipe is a good way to get more vegetables into your diet and there are instructions to make the pizza dough yourself! Ask an adult to help you prepare it .
Digital Citizenship Activities
Interland is an adventure-packed online game that makes learning about digital safety and citizenship interactive and fun. Here, kids will help their fellow Internauts combat badly behaved hackers, phishers, oversharers, and bullies by practicing the skills they need to be good digital citizens.
Students learn how to choose effective keywords for searching online. They practice selecting keywords that are most relevant to a search prompt. Along the way, they discover tips for narrowing their search results. Students will:
Learn how keywords can help them find information online.
Evaluate keywords for their relevance and helpfulness.
Practice identifying the most effective keywords for different search scenarios.
Students remix media content to create a new creative piece. Along the way, they give proper credit to the artists whose images and sound clips they use. Students will:
Learn about copyright, credit, and plagiarism and apply their knowledge to their own creative work.
Reflect on the ethical importance of giving credit to others for their work.
Determine how to receive credit for their digital creations.
Students learn how to create safe and secure passwords when logging into Digital Passport and for all other accounts they create. Students will:
Learn what components make a password secure.
Identify ways they can create a memorable but secure password.
Create a secure password.
Students respond to cyberbullying scenarios and are prompted to make choices to evolve into an upstander. Students will:
Compare different forms of cyberbullying and the roles of those involved.
Interpret scenarios that illustrate the importance of empathizing with targets of cyberbullying.
Identify ways to be an upstander when cyberbullying occurs.
Students evaluate examples of online messages and decide what information is appropriate to share, and when. Students will:
Reflect on the benefits of sharing online, while acknowledging that information can spread fast and far.
Classify information that should be kept private online.
Predict the effect an online post or message might have on someone’s reputation.
Students reflect on what it’s like to multitask on a cellphone and consider the benefits of focusing on one task at a time. Students will:
Learn that cellphones are powerful, convenient tools for communication.
Experience a simulation on cellphone multitasking and distraction.
Reflect on the benefits of focusing on one task at a time.