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National Institutes of Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD. High Blood Pressure Information Center. – 1976
This curriculum guide on high blood pressure (hypertension) for nursing educators has five sections: (1) Introduction and Objectives provides information regarding the establishment and objectives of the National Task Force on the Role of Nursing in High Blood Pressure Control and briefly discusses nursing's role in hypertension control; (2) Goals…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Behavioral Objectives, Clinical Diagnosis, Guidelines
US Department of Health and Human Services, 2005
A healthy weight means you are not too fat or too thin. Your doctor may have said that you should not gain more weight or that you need to lose a few pounds. If you have diabetes and are overweight, you are not alone. The steps you take to manage your weight will help you feel better and may improve your blood sugar or glucose (GLOO-kos) levels.…
Descriptors: Hypertension, Diabetes, Health Promotion, Health Behavior
Murphy, Brett Gardiner, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2017
In this powerful collection of personal accounts, successful and respected teachers from across the country reveal how recent education policies have played out in their schools and classrooms in negative and counterproductive ways, and offer teacher-led alternatives for providing equitable, engaging, and empowering education. Framed by critical…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Trend Analysis, Barriers, Teacher Role
Marks, Beth; Sisirak, Jasmina; Heller, Tamar – Brookes Publishing Company, 2010
For people with disabilities, a good health and nutrition program can have life-changing results: more energy, increased knowledge, more confidence and self-esteem, and fewer serious health issues such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. This innovative, easy-to-implement curriculum is the perfect way to help adults build healthy…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Metabolism, Obesity, Health Education
Sullivan, Susan; Glanz, Jeffrey – Corwin Press, 2005
Today's school leaders face a difficult reality: the pressure to meet national standards often eclipses the pursuit of additional academic goals. This groundbreaking text seeks to remedy this conflict by enabling practicing and prospective school leaders to build collaborative, constructive environments that not only help schools achieve national…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Reflective Teaching, Educational Change, Governance
Otero, George G. – 1975
This unit examines four topic areas related to police: rules and enforcement, police discretion, variety of police tasks, and police differences among societies as products of certain social pressures. High-school students learn about the police as an institution that responds to social and historical pressures. Students study police systems in…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum
Larson, Curtis G.; Fiedler, Beatrice – 1978
This curriculum guide is designed to assist students in developing the ability to understand the many aspects of personal/social/mental health. It emphasizes student performance objectives in physical well-being, disease, reproduction, heredity, mental health and aging. It is also designed to assist the local teacher with organization and…
Descriptors: Age, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Course Organization
Manela, Roger; And Others – 1977
One of six information booklets with accompanying training materials for the Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program, this booklet describes the stages of child growth and development and some of the health problems which EPSDT clients might have. Section I describes tests commonly included in an EPSDT…
Descriptors: Child Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Health Programs, Identification
Shelton, Carla F.; James, Edward L. – Corwin Press, 2004
The recent wave of accountability reform movements has largely overlooked the needs of middle and high school counselors, yet has generated daunting pressure for guidance programs to be standards-based and data-driven. Written from the perspective of a practicing, certified counselor, this guide contains essential information needed to implement…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Comprehensive Programs, Career Education, Stress Management
Marx, Eva; DeJong, William – 1988
Project DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) is a substance use prevention education program designed to equip elementary school children with skills for resisting peer pressure to experiment with tobacco, drugs, and alcohol. This unique program, which was developed in 1983 as a cooperative effort by the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
Intercultural Development Research Association, San Antonio, TX. – 2002
This 40-minute video presents 10 vignettes about Latino young people reflecting on important issues as they move from high school to college and into civic engagement as leaders in their communities. The vignettes are based on composite life experiences of Latino students. The script, lyrics, and music are original compositions of Los Inocentes…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College Preparation, College Students, Community Leaders
Tri-County Career Education Task Force, Oakland, MD. – 1976
The science curriculum activities presented in this guide were developed as one component of a total career education demonstration project for Appalachian Maryland, and are intended for use as supplements to the total middle or junior high school curriculum. Introductory material lists career education concepts and outlines career and…
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Exploration, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives
Dopkin, Doris – 1978
This publication advocates the teaching of home economics to both boys and girls, and describes some home economics programs that provide meaningful learning experiences for students of both sexes. The philosophy and legal considerations behind teaching home economics to boys are examined. Changing life styles and social pressures are considered.…
Descriptors: Clothing Instruction, Coeducation, Consumer Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Williams, G. J. – 1973
This set of nine teacher-prepared Learning Activity Packages (LAPs) for individualized instruction in physical science covers the topics of scientific equipment and procedures; measure of time, length, area, and volume; water; oxygen and oxidation; atmospheric pressure; motion; machines; carbon; and light and sound. Each unit contains a rationale…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Curriculum, Individualized Instruction, Instructional Materials
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC. – 1973
Basic knowledge about Skylab experiments is presented in this book, one of a series, for the purpose of informing high school teachers about scientific research performed in orbit and enabling the teachers to broaden their basis for material selection. This fourth volume is concerned with experiments designed to improve man's understanding of…
Descriptors: Aerospace Technology, Biological Sciences, Biology, Instructional Materials
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