My Wellbeing – Year 1 is the first book in a new Junior Cycle SPHE series from Anne Jones, Anita Stackpoole and Fiona Chambers, the bestselling authors of the Junior Cycle SPHE series, Minding Me: My Wellbeing and the Senior Cycle SPHE textbook, It’s My Wellbeing.
My Wellbeing is based on the new SPHE Short Course specification.
This Year 1 book from the series covers all 4 strands. A spiral approach is used to unpack the learning outcomes appropriate for First Year from each strand.
• ensuring empathy is the foundation of all learning throughout the course.
• widening the lens to include social responsibility rather than just individual rights.
• using dialogue in the classroom as a learning strategy.
• acknowledging that students are not always the main decision makers over all aspects of their lives.
Pair work and group work provided via plenty of easy-to-follow activities.
The three cross-cutting elements – Awareness, Dialogue and Reflection & Action – appear throughout all chapters, referenced by clear icons.
Case studies occur throughout the book dealing with issues that teenagers will find relevant.