Everyone Jump is a free school-based diabetes awareness program that teaches students in Grades 1-6 about the importance of regular physical activity and healthy eating to prevent type 2 diabetes. The program includes a teacher resource, music CD and an opportunity for students to demonstrate what they have learned by participating in an educational challenge.
Everyone Jump resource includes updated cross-curricular lesson plans which are directly linked to the Grade 1-6 provincial curriculum, including the 2010 Ontario Elementary Health and Physical Education curriculum; a music CD to accompany the lesson plans and help students remember diabetes prevention messages through fun songs and lyrics; and an opportunity for students to demonstrate what they’ve learned about diabetes through an Educational Challenge.
The winning entries from the 2011/2012 Educational Challenge can be viewed here.
Everyone Jump is available to all public and Catholic schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan and Yukon!
For more information and to visit the resource, go to www.everyonejump.ca
Novo Nordisk Canada is the exclusive sponsor of Everyone Jump. Ophea manages this program and provides overall project implementation support to schools.
Delivery partners for this project include: Ophea, Novo Nordisk Canada and Children’s Hour Productions.