Tools for Teaching Health / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $20.28
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 41%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (12) from $20.28   
  • New (9) from $20.28   
  • Used (3) from $23.99   


Tools for Teaching Health presents classroom-tested, ready to use activities and lessons developed and written by highly acclaimed health educators. This much-needed resource provides any health educator who works with various populations with the strategies that will enhance the health education experience and make learning fun. Designed to be practical, all the book's proven activities are reproducible, hands-on, student-centered, and interactive.

Read More Show Less

What People Are Saying

From the Publisher
“The finest teaching methodology book that I've seen, writtenby true professionals. The lessons are easy to follow and have allbeen ‘tried and tested’ in the classroom.”—Dr.Darrel Lang, Health and Physical Education Program Consultant,Kansas State Department of Education

“A great resource to connect the Learning Standards to thehealth skills required to be successful in the twenty-firstcentury.”—­Dr. Gary English

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787994075
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/30/2007
  • Series: Jossey-Bass Teacher Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 635,348
  • Product dimensions: 8.56 (w) x 10.81 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Meet the Author

The Authors

Shannon Whalen is an associate professor in the Department ofHealth Education, Springfield College, Springfield, Massachusetts.In 2005 she was named New York State "Higher Education Professionalof the Year."

Dominick Splendorio has been a health educator and district-widehealth education coordinator for more than twenty years. He hastwice been named "Health Educator of the Year" in New YorkState.

Sal Chiariello has been a health educator and developer ofhealth education curriculum for more than 20 years. In 2005 he wasnamed "New York State District Health Coordinator of the Year."

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Tobacco; Icebreaker: Tobacco People Hunt; Lesson1: Tobacco Grab Bag; Lesson 2: Demonstration Of Tobacco’sHarmful Effects; Lesson 3: Tobacco No-No; Lesson 4: TobaccoDecision Making; Lesson 5: Tobacco Talk Show; Home–SchoolConnection: Smoking Interview; Project: Multiple IntelligenceTobacco Project; Assessment: Functional Knowledge And Skills Exam.

Chapter 2: Alcohol; Icebreaker: Concentric Circles;Lesson 1: Alcohol Concept Splash; Lesson 2: Alcohol SimulationStations; Lesson 3: Drinking And Driving Timeline; Lesson 4:Dysfunctional Families—An Alcohol Story; Lesson 5:Pick-And-Choose Refusal Skills; Home–School Connection:Contract For Life; Project: Show Us The Money! Alcohol GrantWriting; Assessment: Functional Knowledge And Skills Exam.

Chapter 3: Drugs; Icebreaker: Raise Your Hand If You TakeDrugs; Lesson 1: Paper Plate Pharmacology; Lesson 2: Refusal SkillsAnd Marijuana; Lesson 3: How Social Is Norm?; Lesson 4: The“I’s” Have It; Lesson 5: Up Close And Personal;Home–School Connection: Talking About Marijuana; Project:What’s Up In Health? 1; Assessment: Functional Knowledge AndSkills Exam.

Chapter 4: Nutrition; Icebreaker: Toilet Paper Game;Lesson 1: Puzzling Pieces; Lesson 2: Did I Eat That? How To Read AFood Label; Lesson 3: What’s That?; Lesson 4: HeartyAppetites; Lesson 5: Positive And Negative Weight Loss Cards;Home–School Connection: Favorite Family Recipe; Conversion;Project: Food Diary And Reflection Paper; Assessment: FunctionalKnowledge And Skills Exam.

Chapter 5: Sexuality Education; Icebreaker: AbstinenceBingo; Lesson 1: Sexuality Brainstorm; Lesson 2: That’s MyLine; Lesson 3: Raw Oysters Have Feelings, Too!; Lesson 4:Contraception Commercials; Lesson 5: What Are They Selling?;Home–School Connection: Hopes And Fears; Project: Music WithA Message; Assessment: Functional Knowledge And Skills Exam.

Chapter 6: Violence Prevention; Icebreaker: TieActivity—What Do I Want To Be When; I Grow Up?; Lesson 1:Violence Match Game; Lesson 2: Where Do You Stand?; Lesson 3:Managing Anger Round Robin; Lesson 4: Crossing The Line; Lesson 5:Conflict Resolution; Home–School Connection: TelevisionViolence; Project: Production Company; Assessment: FunctionalKnowledge And Skills Exam.

Chapter 7: Physical Activity; Icebreaker: Who’s WhoOn The Playground?; Lesson 1: The Secret Magic Super Pill For GoodHealth; Lesson 2: Disco Aerobics; Lesson 3: Physical Activity AndGoal Setting; Lesson 4: “Counterfeit Fitness”—TheDangers Of Using Anabolic Steroids And Other; Performance-EnhancingSubstances; Lesson 5: A Pound Of Fat—Doing The Weight-LossMath; Home–School Connection: Physical Activity; Project:Student-Created Public Service Announcements; Assessment:Functional Knowledge And Skills Exam.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)