ERIC Number: ED187701
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Building a Better You. A Guide for Health Education in Georgia Schools. Kindergarten through Grade Six.
Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta.
This book on health education is designed as a comprehensive guide for elementary school teachers. The first section describes an exemplary school environment and outlines the responsibilities of the teacher and principal in fostering good health attitudes in children. Learning blocks are outlined on the topics of drug abuse, diseases, community health, nutrition, family and society, safety, social and emotional health, and understanding the human body. These blocks are structures for sequential learning from kindergarten through sixth grade. Each block contains a statement of the concept to be learned, suggested activities for teachers and students, and goals to be accomplished. Appended are regulation health forms required by the state of Georgia and information on educational materials available for teachers. (JD)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Diseases, Drug Abuse, Elementary Education, Health Education, Human Body, Learning Activities, Nutrition, Physical Education, Physical Fitness, Preventive Medicine, Program Evaluation, Public Health, Safety, Student Attitudes, Teacher Responsibility, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta.