ERIC Number: ED098181
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jan
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Health Teaching in Secondary Schools.
Willgoose, Carl E.
This textbook, which focuses on teaching health at the middle and secondary school levels, is a source book for curriculum development designed to help teachers organize major health topics. Chapter one discusses new directions in health education, including ecology, population control, and the national economy. Chapter two discusses the secondary school health program. Chapter three focuses on the health needs of students. Chapter four is divided into two parts, curriculum development and organizing for health teaching. Chapter five presents curriculum suggestions for major health careers. Chapter six discusses alcohol and drugs. Chapters seven through nine discuss smoking education, sex and family living education, and safety education, respectively. Chapter ten focuses on environmental health. Chapters eleven and twelve discuss methodology and teaching aids and their sources. Chapter thirteen discusses evaluating the health instruction program. A graduated list of concepts for the major health topics for junior and senior high schools is appended. (PD)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Drug Education, Health Education, Middle Schools, Program Evaluation, Safety Education, Secondary Schools, Sex Education, Smoking, Teaching Methods
W. B. Saunders Company, West Washington Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105 ($10.50)
Publication Type: Books
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