PRESERVICE TEACHERS' ATTITUDES TOWARD TEACHING HEALTH EDUCATION
- Effects of Teacher Lesson Introduction on Second Graders' Creativity in a Science/Literacy Integrated Unit on Health and Nutrition. Webb, Angela; Rule, Audrey // Early Childhood Education Journal;Sep2014, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p351
The focus on standardized testing in the areas of reading and mathematics in early elementary education often minimalizes science and the arts in the curriculum. The science topics of health and nutrition were integrated into the reading curriculum through read aloud books. Inclusion of...
- PERCEPTION OF TEACHERS ON HEALTH EDUCATION & NUTRITION FOR KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS IN KUWAIT. AL-AMARI, HANAA // College Student Journal;Sep2012, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p543
This study is designed to assess the perception of Kindergarten teachers in Kuwait regarding the role of health education in Promoting healthy nutrition for children in KG Level. For this purpose, a questionnaire was administered to 250 Kindergarten female teachers. Percentage, mean and standard...
- Schools lacking in health education: Experts say. // Jet;5/22/95, Vol. 88 Issue 2, p62
Reports the opinion of experts regarding insufficient health education in schools.
- Gesundheit safe sneezing for schoolkids. // Nursing Review (1175-2904);Apr2011, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p12
The article reports the safe sneezing initiative of the 35 Kidz First public health nurses from Counties Manukau District Health Board who will be using the SneezeSafe lesson plan to teach kids in South Aukland schools in an effort to carry out an anti-flu infection control campaign.
- School gym turned into a hospital to familiarize kids with... // Curriculum Review;Apr91, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p21
Illustrates the annual health fair at Stony Creek Elementary in Littleton, Colorado. Purpose of the health fair; How the teachers and students transformed the school gymnasium in preparation for the fair; Various hospital stations found in the fair; Hospital equipments on display at the fair;...
- Guest editorial: A national K-12 health and physical education mandate is needed: But changes... Staffo, Donald F. // Physical Educator;Spring90, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p2
Editorial. Focuses on the need for a national K-12 health and physical education mandate. Physical fitness as only a part of the physical education program; Benefits to athletes; Political issues; Comparison of physical education with other subjects; Learning concerns.
- RISK Raiders: A food safety hypermedia software game for students (grades 3-5). Youatt, June P.; Andrews, Sandra L. // Journal of Nutrition Education;May/Jun96, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p181
Describes RISK Raiders, the computer game included in the food safety curriculum for children from the third to fifth grades called Operation RISK (Reducing the Incidence of Sick Kids). Use of the software in the promotion of application of the safe food-handling practices presented in the...
- Schools an 'open wide' market for health lessons. Kosseff, Jeffrey // Crain's Detroit Business;08/23/99, Vol. 15 Issue 34, p13
Focuses on the puppet Nurse Rosy Goodhealth, the featured character of SchoolCare LLC, a for-profit education company that gives monthly lessons on basic health to elementary school classes. Company's projects in Detroit, Michigan in the 1999 to 2000 school year; High demand for the company's...
- Peer Tutoring for Health and Safety. Reddy, Shalini S.; Utley, Cheryl A. // Teaching Exceptional Children;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p44
Explores how teachers can ensure that children and young people can help each other stay safe and healthy through peer tutoring in inclusive classrooms in the United States. Need for inclusive health and safety programs for children; Spread of peer-mediated instructional strategies in the US;...