Promote Outdoor Activities While Learning at Home

A detailed description of the practice

Encourage students to get outside in their free time by sharing messages through school social media pages, newsletters, or other communication channels.

This practice:

is easy and quick to implement
is cost-efficient to put in place
is effective in promoting health and wellness among students
is well received by most students
is well received by teachers and school staff
is helping build and maintain a healthy school culture
will be used for years to come
reaches most students and families within a school
does not require additional funding
is sustainable over time given staff turnover, costs, training, etc.
is easily integrated into the curriculum (Program of Studies)

But this practice:

does not reach the students and families who need it most
requires extensive planning
requires additional staff time
requires support or partnerships from outside the school

Examples of specific activities

Promote healthy screen time

Encourage students to move their bodies outside

More from the stakeholders from the education and health sectors about this practice

This practice offers lots of possibilities for sure, and kids [generally] love new activities.
This approach can be powerfully sustaining to both student and staff wellbeing.