ERIC Number: ED473453
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Health Education Teaching Ideas: Elementary. Volume II.
Hakala, Jane, Ed.; Buckner, W. P., Jr., Ed.; King, Karen, Ed.
This guide contains innovative learning activities and teaching ideas to enhance classroom instruction. The 40 papers are divided into 12 areas: "Health Attitudes and Values" (e.g., understanding elementary students' perceptions of health through art, narrative and discussion); "Mental Health" (e.g., building community through friendship and creating teachable moments in suicide prevention); "Growth and Development" (e.g., teaching about aging and understanding the difficulties of disabilities) "Anatomy and Physiology" (e.g., understanding the gastrointestinal system and teaching children to protect and conserve their hearing); "Consumer Health" (e.g., developing fast food consumer skills); "Substance Abuse Prevention" (e.g. creative antismoking warning labels); "Health Promotion" (e.g., ideas for a school health club and creating community wellness by empowering middle school peers); "Across the Curriculum" (e.g., Earth Day and living history); "Skill Enhancement" (e.g., journal writing for coping with stress); "HIV/AIDS Prevention Education" (e.g., making a curriculum meaningful to students and using an interdisciplinary approach); "Parent Education" (e.g., parent/caregiver health education in the day care center); and "Program and Instructional Resources" (e.g, focus group discussions and cognitive mapping). (SM)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Anatomy, Birth, Child Development, Cognitive Mapping, Comprehensive School Health Education, Consumer Education, Coping, Disabilities, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Focus Groups, Health Behavior, Health Promotion, Hearing (Physiology), Integrated Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, Interpersonal Relationship, Journal Writing, Mental Health, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Parent Education, Self Concept, Self Esteem, Skill Development, Stress Management, Student Attitudes, Student Empowerment, Substance Abuse, Suicide
Association for the Advancement of Health Education/American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091. Web site: http://www.aahe.org/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA. Association for the Advancement of Health Education.