9780321596772

Teaching Today's Health

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321596772

  • ISBN10:

    0321596773

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/16/2009
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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Summary

Teaching Todayrs"s Health,Ninth Edition,balances comprehensive theory chapters with a wealth of effective classroom activities to give readers the tools they need to become successful health educators. More than a simple collection of lesson plans, this bookrs"s strong background and depth in teaching prepares the reader for the challenges of todayrs"s teaching environment. In addition to addressing the increased diversity of todayrs"s classroom, this book also discusses the impact of No Child Left Behind and other recent legislation. The Ninth Edition now includes standards-based assessment criteria for every activity in the strategies chapters, as well as easy-to-use integration information to help future instructors incorporate health lessons into other curricular areas when necessary. Priced significantly less than other books in the market, this attractive two-color book provides a great value to readers. The Need for Health Education, The Role of the Teacher in Coordinated School Health Programs, Planning for Health Instruction, Strategies for Implementing Health Instruction, Measurement and Evaluation of Health Education, Mental Health and Stress eduction, Strategies for Teaching Mental Health and Stress Reduction, Body Systems, Personal Health, Strategies for Teaching Body Systems and Personal Health, Sexuality Education, Strategies for Teaching Sexuality Education, Substance Use and Abuse, Strategies for Teaching About Substance Use and Abuse, Infectious and Noninfectious Conditions, Strategies for Teaching About Infectious and Noninfectious Conditions, Nutrition, Strategies for Teaching Nutrition, Injuries: Accident and Violence Prevention, Strategies for Teaching About Injuries: Accident and Violence Prevention, Consumer Health, Strategies for Teaching Consumer Health, Aging, Dying, and Death, Strategies for Teaching About Aging, Dying, and Death,Environmental Health, Strategies for Teaching Environmental Health.Intended for readers intererested in learning the basics of health education

Author Biography

David J. Anspaugh is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Memphis. He has extensive experience serving for various organizations, such as American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) and various regional branches of the organization. Recently, Anspaugh has served as president of the Indiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (IAHPERD). He is currently the President-Elect of Midwest District AAHPERD.  In 2007 he was selected by the American Association for Health Education as the University Health Educator of the year.  He has published several dozen books and journal articles and has won five distinguished teaching awards.

 

 

Gene Ezell is a Professor of Health Education at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He also serves as the Departmental Health Education Curriculum Coordinator and is responsible for evaluating revisions to the undergraduate and graduate health education course offerings. He is an active member of AAHPERD and the Tennessee AHPERD. He has written, cowritten, and reviewed several books and journal articles in the field of health education. Ezell is the recipient of several awards, including the United States’ College Health Educator of the Year award (1995).

 

Table of Contents

The Need for Health Education
The Role of the Teacher in Coordinated School Health Programs
Planning for Health Instruction
Strategies for Implementing Health Instruction
Measurement and Evaluation of Health Education
Mental Health and Stress Reduction
Strategies for Teaching Mental Health and Stress Reduction
Body Systems
Personal Health
Strategies for Teaching Body Systems and Personal Health
Sexuality Education
Strategies for Teaching Sexuality Education
Substance Use and Abuse
Strategies for Teaching About Substance Use and Abuse
Infectious and Noninfectious Conditions
Strategies for Teaching About Infectious and Noninfectious Conditions
Nutrition
Strategies for Teaching Nutrition
Injuries: Accident and Violence Prevention
Strategies for Teaching About Injuries: Accident and Violence Prevention
Consumer Health
Strategies for Teaching Consumer Health
Aging, Dying, and Death
Strategies for Teaching About Aging, Dying, and Death
Environmental Health
Strategies for Teaching Environmental Health
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