ERIC Number: ED364525
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Health Enhancement: A Design for Montana's Future.
Montana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Helena.
The pamphlets in this packet describe the Montana Health Enhancement Curriculum, a comprehensive program that: combines the disciplines of health and physical education; offers a holistic approach to a quality life; and incorporates wellness principles into the public school curriculum. The program, developed by the Montana Office of Public Instruction in compliance with newly adopted state standards, seeks to educate children with respect to the importance of self-responsibility in achieving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, encourages the establishment of health behaviors that can be maintained throughout life; and allows the principles of wellness to be integrated throughout the curriculum. The pamphlets include: a position paper that discusses the incorporation of comprehensive health programs into the public school curriculum, an introduction to the Health Enhancement Program; learner outcomes (K-12); resources; a conceptual model for a health enhancement curriculum; Montana's adolescent health status; a description of the comprehensive health education program that comprises a planned sequential K-12 curriculum addressing physical, mental, emotional, and social dimensions of health; and year 2000 objectives. (LL)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (DHHS/CDC), Atlanta, GA. Adolescent and School Health Div.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Montana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Helena.