Our Grade 5 students participated in the Brainable Workshop, which aligned with the Human Body Unit they have been learning about. The presentation was organized by Women’s Brain Health, a Canadian charity that helps educate students on the best ways that we can protect the health of our brain and keep it functioning the way that we want.
The goal of the presentation was to share that prioritizing our brain health when we are young can have a cumulative effect as we get older. The foundation for our mental wellbeing in adulthood starts as children. Using the Six Pillars of Brain Health – physical exercise, healthy eating, mental exercise, sleep, social interaction and stress reduction -we can make lifestyle choices that have a current and future impact on our brain health.