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ERIC Number: ED002329
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1957
Pages: 97
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HEALTH EDUCATION, GRADE 6.
Fresno County Schools, CA.
INCLUDED ARE A UNIT ENTITLED "THE CLASSROOM TEACHER AND THE SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAM," A UNIT ENTITLED "HANDBOOK OF HEALTH ACTIVITIES," AND A SECTION CONTAINING 37 KITS. THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CLASSROOM TEACHER IN CONDUCTING THE SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAM INCLUDE--HELPING TO MAINTAIN A HEALTHFUL CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT, INCORPORATING DESIRABLE HEALTH EXPERIENCES AND INCIDENTAL HEALTH TEACHING IN THE DAILY ROUTINE, OBSERVING DEVIATIONS FROM OPTIMUM HEALTH AND BEHAVIOR TO ASSIST IN SCREENING CHILDREN IN NEED OF MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINATIONS, ENCOURAGING THE CORRECTION OF REMEDIAL DEFECTS, SCREENING VISION ANNUALLY, MEASURING AND WEIGHING STUDENTS ONCE A SEMESTER, ADMINISTERING FIRST AID FOR MINOR NEEDS, REFERRING TO THE PRINCIPAL ALL STUDENTS WITH HEALTH PROBLEMS, MAINTAINING AN ACCURATE CUMULATIVE RECORD CARD FOR EACH CHILD, AND USING THE LUNCH PROGRAM AS A LABORATORY FOR FUNCTIONAL HEALTH EDUCATION. SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES, RESOURCE MATERIALS, AND AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS WHICH ENRICH THE HEALTH EDUCATION OF PUPILS ARE PRESENTED. ACTIVITIES COORDINATE WITH THE TEACHERS' RESPONSIBILITIES AND COVER REST, GROOMING, FRESH AIR AND VENTILATION, VISION, HEARING, NUTRITION, FAMILY HEALTH, COMMUNITY HEALTH, COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES, MENTAL HEALTH, SAFETY, AND EFFECTS OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. THE KIT SECTION CONTAINS LOOSE LEAF PAGES TO HELP THE TEACHER GAIN BETTER INSIGHT INTO THE ACTIVITIES IN THE HANDBOOK. PLAYS, POSTER SUGGESTIONS, GAMES, PERSONAL RECORD CHARTS, AND BICYCLE SAFETY RULES ARE AMONG THE ITEMS INCLUDED. A SOURCE LIST OF HEALTH EDUCATION MATERIALS IS PROVIDED.
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Authoring Institution: Fresno County Schools, CA.
Identifiers: California (Fresno)