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ERIC Number: ED535706
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 220
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4166-1428-9
Creating a Healthy School Using the Healthy School Report Card: An ASCD Action Tool. Canadian Second Edition
Lohrmann, David; Vamos, Sandra; Yeung, Paul
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
How well does your school support the health and well-being of students and staff members? Explore the answer with this ASCD Action Tool and accompanying online scoring and analysis tool. Updated to reflect current research, new standards, and best practices, the Canadian second edition of the action tool guides you through the four steps of the Healthy School Report Card process with rationale, tips from successful participants, and easy-to-use tools. Tools for organizing can help you develop a school-level process for working with your community. Then you can use the scoring tools to assess your school's current health programming and create an evidence-based environment that supports learning and teaching. This Canadian second edition includes: (1) Updated indicators for the 11 characteristics of a healthy school; (2) Expanded description of how healthy school communities fit into ASCD's Whole Child Initiative; (3) Testimonials and lessons learned from sites that have implemented the Healthy School process; and (4) More ideas for how schools can create plans that fit their unique situations and share data with their community. The Healthy School Report Card is the ideal tool to help you meet required guidelines, identify and prioritize improvements, and garner the support of policymakers, family members, and the community.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Identifiers - Location: Canada