Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education : Meeting Secondary-Level National Standards, Paperback / softback Book

Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education : Meeting Secondary-Level National Standards Paperback / softback

Part of the SHAPE America set the Standard series

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Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education is a highly practical and useful resource for middle school and high school health educators looking for innovative and tried-and-true ways to implement a skills-based approach to health education. The text-written by renowned authors Sarah Benes and Holly Alperin, along with experts in the field, including many SHAPE America Teacher of the Year honorees-offers effective, skills-based learning activities, lessons, units, and assessments that you can use in your classroom as they are or with modifications to meet the needs of your students.

You can use this text to build a completely new curriculum or to supplement your existing curriculum, providing a smooth transition from a content-based approach to a skills-based approach.

The authors explain the rationale and foundation for making that transition, putting the lesson plans, activities, and assessments in context for you as you learn how to implement a skills-based approach. The 64 lessons and activities in Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education have been * created by the authors and a number of experienced teachers broadly recognized for their expertise in skills-based health education, * organized to map to the skills in the National Health Education Standards and aligned with a five-step skill-development model * designed to be flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of a wide range of educators, from those wanting a complete new curriculum to those wanting to simply supplement their existing curriculum while meeting the needs of all students. Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education is an ideal companion to The Essentials of Teaching Health Education, another book by Benes and Alperin, which presents teaching and assessment strategies for planning and implementing a skills-based approach to teaching health education.

Together, these two books can help you effectively teach skills-based health education from day one. Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education offers a detailed, easy-to-use learning activity template and employs a teacher-friendly format that has been proven effective in the field.

It comes with a web resource that has digital versions of the many reproducible forms in the text. The text is organized into two parts. Part I delves into key aspects of planning, implementing, and assessing a skills-based approach, offering you a strong foundation in the core concepts of the approach.

Each of the part II chapters is devoted to a skill addressed in the National Health Education Standards, providing you with the following material: * An overview of the skill * Key considerations for teaching the skill * A unit outline * Assessments * Lesson plans * Learning activities Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education offers you all you need to put a skills-based approach into practice: the solid foundational information that explains the concepts and the resources, tools, and strategies to help you implement the lesson plans and activities that will aid your students in developing proficiency in the skills emphasized in the national standards.

Through this text, you will be able to offer instruction that challenges your students and provides them with opportunities to meet the standards in a classroom environment that is engaging, thought provoking, and relevant.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 312 pages
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Teaching of a specific subject
  • ISBN: 9781492558040

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