Tools for Teaching Health / Edition 1

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Overview

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.

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What People Are Saying

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“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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787994075
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/30/2007
  • Series: Jossey-Bass Teacher Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 418,909
  • 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."

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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.

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