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ERIC Number: ED382586
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Sep
Pages: 304
Abstractor: N/A
HIV/AIDS Education Program Grades 6-12.
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.
The five chapters in this manual outline a Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) education program for grades 6-12. The first chapter asks why HIV education should be taught in the primary grades, discusses who should teach HIV/AIDS education, and presents facts about adolescents and AIDS. Chapter 2 furnishes: (1) questions and answers about the Bill that mandated K-12 HIV education in all Arizona public schools; (2) criteria and procedures for notification of school districts of HIV-infected students; and (3) a sample parental notification letter. Considerations for the development of a comprehensive HIV education program are presented in chapter 3. Chapter 4 supplies the suggested scope and sequence for HIV/AIDS education grades K-12. The final chapter provides sample lesson plans for grades 6-12. Seven appendices contain: (1) an age appropriate glossary of terms; (2) basic information about HIV disease for educators, common questions and answers asked by students, teaching tips, and overhead transparencies; (3) infection control guidelines in the school setting--universal precautions to prevent the spread of HIV disease and OSHA Guidelines; (4) ways to involve parents and the local community in the HIV program; (5) suggestions for teaching health education topics, including HIV, in multicultural classrooms; (6) community resources; and (7) resource materials guide--audiovisuals, books, pamphlets, and curricula. (LL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (DHHS/CDC), Atlanta, GA. Adolescent and School Health Div.
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For the Grades K-5 guide, see SP 035 934.