Jump Start Health!: Practical Ideas to Promote Wellness in Kids of All Ages

Jump Start Health!: Practical Ideas to Promote Wellness in Kids of All Ages

by David Campos
     
 

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This dynamic resource will help class-room teachers jump start their students on the path to a healthy lifestyle. The author helps us understand the obesity crisis and offers practical idea for incorporating wellness initiatives into the elementary curriculum. Each idea presented has a clear learning objective, addresses federal health standards, and includes a

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This dynamic resource will help class-room teachers jump start their students on the path to a healthy lifestyle. The author helps us understand the obesity crisis and offers practical idea for incorporating wellness initiatives into the elementary curriculum. Each idea presented has a clear learning objective, addresses federal health standards, and includes a step-by-step approach with' activities for the classroom. This hands-on, comprehensive book provides a set of tools that will help teachers and health practitioners improve the eating habits and exercise patterns of youngsters nationwide.

Unlike other health curricula, Jump Start Health! is unique because it provides teaching materials that:

Ask a range of critical thinking questions.

Encourage collaboration and community building.

Embody the National Education Standards and National Health Standards.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807751787
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
08/01/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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