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ERIC Number: ED473453
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 119
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-88314-604-5
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)
Association for the Advancement of Health Education/American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091. Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA. Association for the Advancement of Health Education.