3.1 KINES126 - Grades 4 8 11 • Provides a foundation of...

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KINES126.1 Monday, March 1st, 1999 Announcements: Do NOT email Dr. Maney with questions on assignment one! If you have questions, go to office hours or email her for an appointment. Assignment number one is due Wednesday. Lecture Notes: EVALUATION OF SCHOOL HEALTH INSTRUCTION Procedure used to measure the results of efforts toward a goal. 4 things to evaluate within school health instruction national health education standards based on health education at the school and community levels curriculum Does it make a difference? That is, are the students learning anything? The curriculum should be planned, organized, sequential, have a k-12 focus, and should promote increasing health and preventing disease. students teacher Evaluating a curriculum: comprehensive school health instruction checklist Adheres to a plan in which an adequate amount of time is spent on health education. 30 minutes a day at elementary level is desirable, but it is up to each individual teacher. Focuses on health education standards and mastery of performance.
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Unformatted text preview: Grades 4, 8, 11. • Provides a foundation of health knowledge. Content must be present. Promotion of life skills. • Focuses on health literacy. Critical thinking Problem Solving Being a good citizen • Uses teaching strategies that are motivating and highly interactive. Hands on experience in practicing life skills. • Provides right and left brain learning activities. Vary teaching styles: incorporate music, activity, and cognition. • Provides opportunities for inclusion of special needs students. • Uses a multicultural approach. For example, nutrition education and ethnic diversity. • Provides opportunities for curriculum infusion. How to incorporate health into other subjects such as math, history, art, etc. • Includes the family. • Uses community resources. For example, the cancer society. • Uses a positive approach to health education. • Includes technology....
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