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9780697294333

Health Education: Elementary and Middle School Applications

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    9780697294333

  • ISBN10:

    0697294331

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-06-01
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill College Div
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Table of Contents

Preface xi
SECTION I The Program 1(46)
The Coordinated School Health Program: Organization, Structure, and Influence on Student Health and the Academic Environment
2(23)
Health: A Concept
2(2)
Healthy Americans
4(1)
Health in the Academic Environment
5(2)
The Coordinated School Health Program
7(14)
A Foundation for Understanding
7(2)
A Program Model for Best Practice
9(12)
Summary
21(1)
Discussion Questions
21(1)
Endnotes
22(1)
Suggested Readings
23(2)
School Health Services: Activities to Protect and Promote the Health of Students
25(22)
School Health Services
25(1)
Professional Roles
26(3)
The School Nurse
26(2)
Other School Health Service Personnel
28(1)
The Classroom Teacher
28(1)
Provision of Medical Care at School
29(1)
Health Appraisal Activities
30(8)
Health Examinations
30(1)
Screening Programs
31(7)
Disease Control---Immunizations
38(3)
Common Childhood Immunizations
38(2)
Hepatitis
40(1)
Emergency Care for Sick and Injured Students
41(1)
School Health Records
42(1)
Summary
43(1)
Discussion Questions
43(1)
Endnotes
44(1)
Suggested Readings
45(1)
Internet Information
45(2)
SECTION II The Tools of Teaching 47(54)
The Instructional Program: Comprehensive School Health Education
48(18)
Introduction
48(2)
Lessons from the Education Literature
50(2)
The State of the Art in Health Education
52(11)
Curriculum Recommendations
52(2)
Recommendations for Classroom Instruction
54(1)
Developmentally Appropriate Practice
54(7)
Involving Children in Curriculum Planning
61(1)
Recommendations for Implementation
61(2)
Conclusion
63(1)
Summary
63(1)
Discussion Questions
63(1)
Endnotes
64(1)
Suggested Readings
65(1)
Tools of Teaching: The Hardware of Instruction
66(14)
Introduction
66(1)
Textbooks in Health Instruction
66(3)
Current Elementary and Middle-Level Health Textbooks
67(1)
Textbook Selection
68(1)
Health Concepts in Other Subject Textbooks
69(1)
The Computer
69(7)
The Internet
71(1)
Computer Software
72(1)
Computer-Assisted Instruction
73(1)
Health Education Applications
74(1)
Examples of Health Education Programs
74(2)
Effects on Learning
76(1)
Instructional Television
76(1)
Summary
77(1)
Discussion Questions
78(1)
Endnotes
78(1)
Suggested Readings
79(1)
Elementary and Middle-Level Health Textbook Series
79(1)
Internet Information
79(1)
Managing Health Education in the Busy Classroom Environment
80(21)
Introduction
80(1)
Instructional Approaches for Effective Health Education
81(11)
Instruction Organized with a Specific Focus on Health Issues
81(10)
Interdisciplinary Instructional Approaches
91(1)
Managing Controversy in Health Education
92(2)
Anticipation: Proactive Strategies for Administrators
93(1)
Recommendations for Teachers
93(1)
Parental Involvement: A Foundation for Health Promotion and School Performance
94(3)
Summary
97(1)
Discussion Questions
97(1)
Endnotes
98(1)
Suggested Readings
99(2)
SECTION III The Primary Content 101(172)
Skills to Impact the Psychosocial Causes of Negative Health Behavior
102(14)
Introduction
102(1)
Skills to Access Health Information, Products and Services
103(1)
National Health Education Standard 2
103(1)
Communication Skills
103(1)
National Health Education Standard 5
103(1)
Activities
104(1)
Peer-Resistance/Refusal Skills
105(1)
National Health Education Standard 5
105(1)
Activities
106(1)
Decision-Making Skills
106(1)
National Health Education Standard 6
106(1)
Activities
107(2)
Goal-Setting Skills
109(1)
National Health Education Standard 6
109(1)
Activities
110(2)
Activities
112(1)
Advocacy Skills
113(1)
National Health Education Standard 7
113(1)
Summary
113(1)
Discussion Questions
114(1)
Endnotes
114(1)
Suggested Readings
115(1)
Children's Literature with Social and Personal Health Skill Themes
115(1)
Safety: Prevention of Unintentional Injury
116(21)
Concepts to Teach about Unintentional Injury in Elementary and Middle-Level Schools
116(1)
Unintentional Injury
117(1)
Format of Safety Instruction
118(1)
Motor-Vehicle Safety
118(3)
Alcohol Use
118(1)
Preventive Restraints
119(1)
Passive Restraints
119(1)
Child Restraints
120(1)
Activities
121(1)
Water Safety
121(2)
Activities
123
Fire Safety
122(5)
Scalds
125(1)
School Fire Drills
125(1)
Internet Teaching Resources
125(2)
Electricity
127(1)
Falls
127(1)
Poisoning
127(1)
Bicycling and Pedestrian Safety
128(2)
Bicycling
129(1)
Activities
130(1)
Pedestrian Safety
130(1)
Activities
131(1)
Curriculum Programs
131(1)
The School Bus
132(1)
Summary
133(1)
Discussion Questions
134(1)
Endnotes
134(1)
Suggested Readings
135(1)
Children's Literature with a Safety Education Theme
135(2)
Intentional Injury Prevention: Violence in Families, Schools, and Communities
137(16)
Introduction
137(3)
Recommendations for Teachers: Practice and Content
140(4)
International Injury Prevention Strategies with Low Potential for Effectiveness
141(1)
Characteristics of Programs that Show Promise for Intentional Injury Prevention
141(1)
Recommendations for Teachers: Developmentally Appropriate Instructional Practice
142(2)
Important Content: Child Abuse Recognition and Referral Skills for Education Professionals
144(1)
Introduction
144(1)
Activities
145(4)
Teaching Sexual Abuse Prevention and Education
148(1)
Summary
149(1)
Discussion Questions
149(1)
Endnotes
150(1)
Suggested Readings
151(1)
Children's Literature with an Intentional Risk-Reduction Theme
151(1)
Internet Information
152(1)
Alcohol and Other Drugs
153(23)
Introduction
153(1)
Recommendations for Teachers: Practice and Content
154(7)
Alcohol
154(6)
Marijuana
160(1)
Cocaine
160(1)
Inhalants
160(1)
Drug Prevention Programs
161(7)
History of Drug Prevention Programs
161(1)
Risk Factors for Alcohol and Other Drug Use
162(1)
Components of Successful Comprehensive Drug Prevention Program
163(2)
Commercial Drug Prevention Curricula
165(1)
Developmentally Appropriate Practice Recommendations
166(2)
Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Stategies
168(1)
Activities
168(4)
Summary
172(1)
Discussion Questions
172(1)
Endnotes
172(2)
Suggested Readings
174(1)
Children's Literature with an Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Theme
174(1)
Internet Information
175(1)
Tobacco
176(16)
Introduction
176(2)
Recommendations for Teachers: Practice and Content
178(1)
Developmentally Appropriate Practice Recommendations
178(1)
Dangers of Tobacco
179(3)
Smokeless Tobacco
179(2)
Smoking Tobacco
181(1)
Guidelines for Teachers and Schools for Teaching Tobacco Prevention
182(1)
Guidelines for Schools
182(1)
Guidelines for Teachers
183(1)
Successful Tobacco Prevention Programs
183(1)
Tobacco Prevention Strategies for Elementary and Middle-Level Students
183(1)
Activities
184(5)
Summary
189(1)
Discussion Questions
189(1)
Endnotes
189(1)
Suggested Readings
190(1)
Children's Literature with a Tobacco Prevention Theme
191(1)
Internet Information
191(1)
Nutrition Education
192(26)
Introduction
192(2)
Recommendations for Teachers: Practice and Content
194(3)
Developmentally Appropriate Practice Recommendations
195(2)
Important Teacher Content
197(2)
Nutrient Needs
197(2)
Activities
199(7)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Guide Pyramid
206(2)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
208(3)
Eat a Variety of Foods
208(1)
Maintain a Healthy Weight
208(1)
Choose a Diet Low in Fat, Saturated Fat, and Cholesterol
209(1)
Choose a Diet with Plenty of Vegetables, Fruits, and Grain Products
210(1)
Use Sugar Only in Moderation
210(1)
Use Salt and Sodium Only in Moderation
210(1)
If You Drink Alcoholic Beverages, Do So in Moderation
210(1)
Common Nutritional Problems for Children and Adolescents
211(2)
Eating on the Run
212(1)
Skipping Meals
212(1)
Drinking Soft Drinks
213(1)
Teaching Nutrition Education
213(1)
Nutrition Education Curricula
213(1)
Summary
214(1)
Discussion Questions
214(1)
Endnotes
215(1)
Suggested Readings
216(1)
Children's Literature with a Nutrition Theme
216(1)
Internet Information
217(1)
Physical Activity
218(17)
Introduction
218(1)
Recommendations for Teachers: Practice and Content
219(5)
Developmentally Appropriate Practice Recommendations
219(5)
Important Teacher Content
224(1)
The Physical Activity Pyramid
224(1)
Activities
225(6)
Factors that Influence Participation in Physical Activity
228(1)
Guidelines for Teachers to Promote Physical Activity in Schools and Physical Education Classes
229(1)
Guidelines for School and Community Programs to Promote Lifelong Physical Activity
230(1)
Summary
231(1)
Discussion Questions
232(1)
Endnotes
232(1)
Suggested Readings
233(1)
Children's Literature with a Physical Activity Theme
233(1)
Internet Information
234(1)
Sexuality Education
235(21)
Introduction
235(2)
Reasons to Include Sexuality Education in Elementary and Middle-Level Schools
237(1)
Recommendations for Teachers: Practice and Content
238(8)
Developmentally Appropriate Practice Recommendations
239(1)
Relationships
239(1)
Families
240(1)
Male and Female Reproductive Systems
241(5)
Guidelines for Teachers and Schools for Teaching Sexuality Education
246(1)
Guidelines for Schools
246(1)
Guidelines for Teachers
246(1)
Commonly Asked Questions About Sexuality
247(1)
Sample Questions that Younger Elementary Students Commonly Ask
247(1)
Activities
248(4)
Sample Questions that Older Elementary and Middle-Level Students Commonly Ask
252(1)
Summary
252(1)
Discussion Questions
253(1)
Endnotes
253(1)
Suggested Readings
254(1)
Children's Literature with a Sexuality Theme
254(1)
Internet Information
255(1)
HIV and AIDS Prevention and Education
256(17)
Introduction
256(1)
HIV/AIDS Terminology and Definitions
257(1)
Information
258(5)
The Disease and the Immune System
258(1)
Modes of Transmission/Prevention
259(2)
Risks for Young People
261(1)
HIV-Infected Children in the Classroom
261(2)
Teaching HIV and AIDS Prevention and Education
263(2)
Reasons for HIV and AIDS Education in the Elementary and Middle-Level Grades
263(1)
Developmentally Appropriate Practice Recommendations
264(1)
A Checklist for an HIV and AIDS Curriculum for Elementary and Middle-Level Schools
265(1)
HIV and AIDS Policy
265(1)
Policy Regarding HIV-Infected Students and School Staff
265(1)
Policy for Handling Blood and Body Fluids in Schools
265(1)
Activities
265(4)
Summary
269(1)
Discussion Questions
269(1)
Endnotes
269(1)
Suggested Readings
270(1)
Children's Literature with an HIV/AIDS Theme
271(1)
Internet Information
271(2)
SECTION IV The Secondary Content 273(53)
Emotional Health
274(17)
Introduction
274(2)
The Condition of Self-Esteem
276(12)
Sense of Connectiveness
276(1)
Sense of Uniqueness
276(1)
Sense of Power
276(12)
Sense of Models
288(1)
Activities
288(1)
Summary
288(1)
Discussion Questions
288(1)
Endnotes
289(1)
Suggested Readings
289(1)
Children's Literature with an Emotional Health Theme
290(1)
Death and Dying
291(12)
Introduction
291(1)
Recommendations for Teachers: Practice and Content
292(6)
Information
292(3)
Teaching about Dying, Death, and Grief to Elementary and Middle-Level Students
295(3)
Activities
298(2)
Summary
300(1)
Discussion Questions
301(1)
Endnotes
301(1)
Suggested Readings
301(1)
Children's Literature with a Death, Dying, or Grief Theme
302(1)
Internet Information
302(1)
Personal Health: A Matter of Concern to All
303(23)
Concepts to Teach about Personal Health in Elementary and Middle-Level Schools
303(1)
Introduction
304(1)
The Integumentary System
305(6)
The Skin
305(4)
Related Structures
309(2)
Activities
311(1)
The Senses
311(1)
The Senses and the Elementary Health Curriculum
311(1)
Activities
312(1)
Dental Health
313(2)
Anatomical Structure and Physiology
313(1)
Tooth Decay (Dental Caries)
314(1)
Periodontal Diseases
314(1)
Malocclusion
314(1)
Oral Hygiene
315(1)
Dental Health Professionals
315(1)
Dental Health in the Elementary and Middle-Level School Curriculum
315(1)
Selected Health Concerns
315(8)
Diabetes
315(3)
Epilepsy
318(1)
Asthma
318(2)
Lead Poisoning
320(3)
Summary
323(1)
Discussion Questions
323(1)
Endnotes
324(1)
Suggested Readings
324(1)
Children's Literature with a Personal Health Theme
324(1)
Internet Information
325(1)
Appendix 326(5)
Credits 331(2)
Index 333

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