Comprehensive School Health Education

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-03-12
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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The most widely used college health education text and teacher resource book, Comprehensive School Health Educationprovides everything needed to teach health in grades in grades K-12. This text prepares teachers to design and implement a curriculum that integrates the 2007 National Health Education Standards (NHES), the six categories of risk behavior identified by the CDC, and the ten content areas of school health. Included are Totally Awesome Teaching Strategies, reproducible Teaching Masters, and a Curriculum Guide, all keyed to the NHES at age-appropriate grade levels. With more than 120 teaching strategies to use as lesson plans, Comprehensive School Health Educationoffers teachers and future teachers a dynamic and empowering approach to teaching health skills and promoting lifelong healthy behaviors in their students.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Comprehensive School Health Education

Chapter 1: A Nation at Risk: The Need for Comprehensive School Health Education

Chapter 2: School Health Services and Healthful School Environment: Promoting and Protecting Health and Safety

Chapter 3: The Comprehensive School Health Education Curriculum: A Blueprint for Implementing the National Health Education Standards

Chapter 4: Instructional Strategies and Technologies: Motivating Students to Learn

Section 2: Health Content

Chapter 5: Mental and Emotional Health

Chapter 6: Family and Social Health

Chapter 7: Growth and Development

Chapter 8: Nutrition

Chapter 9: Personal Health and Physical Activity

Chapter 10: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

Chapter 11: Communicable and Chronic Diseases

Chapter 12: Consumer and Community Health

Chapter 13: Environmental Health

Chapter 14: Injury Prevention and Safety

Section 3: Totally Awesome Teaching Strategies

Chapter 15: Using the Totally Awesome Teaching Strategies

Section 4: The Meeks Heit K-12 Health Education Curriculum Guide: A Model for Implementing the National Health Education Standards

Chapter 16: Using the Meeks Heit K-12 Health Education Curriculum Guide


A: National Health Education Standards: Teaching Masters

B: The Teacher's Encyclopedic Guide for Health Concerns of School-Age Youth...from A-Z

C: Health Resources



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