ERIC Number: ED131224
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Health Career Education Program. Instructional Television.
Laredo Independent School District, TX.
This curriculum guide for teachers and its accompanying bilingual (English-Spanish) videotaped series for students are part of a program for improving health education for the Laredo (Texas) district elementary school children, grades K-5. Recommended for children for whom English is a second language, the guide and videotaped series infuse career elements within each of eight basic areas of health, and are intended as a weekly television series. Each basic area listed as a unit contains from one to three lessons. Videotape cassettes accompany each lesson. Units and respective unit lesson titles (12) are (Unit I) Community Health--"Peppy Pets' Frolic Time"; (Unit II) Environmental Health and Safety--"Play It Safe at Home and in the Neighborhood", "Every Litter Bit Hurts; Every Little Bit Helps", and "Safe Way"; (Unit III) Prevention of Communicable Diseases--"At Home, at School, at Play"; (Unit IV) Chronic and Degenerative Diseases--"Aunti Cavity vs. the Tooth Decay Diablos"; (Unit V) Consumer Health--"Facing the Unexpected" and "Get Well-Stay Well"; (Unit VI) Growth and Development--"Growing"; (Unit VII) Family Living--"A Family Is for Sharing"; and (Unit VIII) Nutrition--"The Basic Four" and "Get on the Super Snack Train." Each lesson includes behavioral objectives, summary, viewer preparation, bilingual vocabulary, suggested activities, and evaluation. The seven appendixes include a teacher health education guide, career education activities, pre/post series tests information, and a unit lesson evaluation form. (SH)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Audiovisual Instruction, Bilingual Education, Career Awareness, Career Education, Curriculum Guides, Educational Television, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Health Education, Instructional Materials, Spanish, Television Curriculum, Videotape Recordings
Instructional Media Services/Instructional Television, Laredo Independent School District, 1715 Houston Street, Laredo, Texas 78040 (Guide $2.50, Video cassette $5.00 per title plus postage)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources Administration (DHEW/PHS), Bethesda, MD. Div. of Regional Medical Programs.
Authoring Institution: Laredo Independent School District, TX.