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Ch 2: GACE Health Education: Emotional Health & Development

About This Chapter

Preparing for the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) exam couldn't be easier. With this chapter's comprehensive videos and transcripts addressing emotional health and development, you'll be on track to scoring well on this portion of the exam.

GACE Health Education: Emotional Health and Development - Chapter Summary

Watch our short, informative lesson videos reviewing components of emotional health and development in power-packed presentations. Written transcripts also follow the videos so you can identify important terms or read along with the lesson if you would like. With this chapter, you will learn about the following concepts:

  • Theories and categories of emotions
  • Fight or flight response
  • Childhood fears and anxieties
  • Regulating emotions and aggression in childhood
  • The role of school, culture and media in social and emotional development
  • Stress and resilience in middle childhood

Test your comprehensionl by taking the quizzes at the end of each lesson. If you find you need to brush up on a particular area, utilize the video tags without having to watch the whole video again.

Objectives of the GACE Health Education: Emotional Health and Development Chapter

The GACE is a required educator certification test for those who want to teach Health and Physical Education in the state of Georgia and includes two tests. The topics discussed in this Emotional Health and Development chapter are found on Test I's mental and emotional health/sexual health section, which constitutes 70% of the first test. This is a computerized exam with all selected-response questions.

9 Lessons in Chapter 2: GACE Health Education: Emotional Health & Development
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Emotions in Psychology: Definition, Biological Components & Survival

1. Emotions in Psychology: Definition, Biological Components & Survival

When railroad worker Phineas Gage's brain was injured in 1848, his emotions completely changed. Find out what parts of the brain affect your emotional intelligence and what made Phineas go from happy-go-lucky guy to crabby curmudgeon.

Categories of Emotion: 6 Basic Emotions, Oppositional Pairs & Biology

2. Categories of Emotion: 6 Basic Emotions, Oppositional Pairs & Biology

Have you ever wondered why you can react to danger before you even really realize it's there? Or why you can recognize an expression of happiness on someone's face, no matter where the person is from? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this lesson about the different types of emotions and how the brain processes them.

Theories of Emotion: James-Lange, Cannon-Bard, Two-Factor & Facial Feedback Hypothesis

3. Theories of Emotion: James-Lange, Cannon-Bard, Two-Factor & Facial Feedback Hypothesis

Have you ever wondered how your emotions are related to your physical reactions? Does your heart beat fast because you're excited, or are you excited because your heart is beating fast? Psychologists have taken a turn at figuring out how our physiological reactions are connected to emotions. Take a look at this lesson for more on the most important theories of emotion.

Fight or Flight Response: Definition, Physiology & Examples

4. Fight or Flight Response: Definition, Physiology & Examples

A squirrel caught in headlights or the cock that fights to the death? Do you know what makes us choose between freezing, running or fighting back? And what's happening inside of you all the while? This lesson answers all of your fight-or-flight questions.

Fears and Anxieties in Early Childhood

5. Fears and Anxieties in Early Childhood

Fear is a normal part of childhood, but many parents worry when their children act fearful. Watch this lesson to find out more about the purpose of fear, common childhood fears, and what parents can do to help children deal with fear.

Emotion Regulation and Aggression in Early Childhood

6. Emotion Regulation and Aggression in Early Childhood

What happens when a sweet kid suddenly starts hitting, kicking, and doing other aggressive things? In this lesson, we'll explore aggression in early childhood, including the main types of aggression and how to increase self-regulation.

The Role of School in Children's Social & Emotional Development

7. The Role of School in Children's Social & Emotional Development

Every parent knows how much school can influence a child. But in what ways is this influence positive? In this lesson, we'll examine how going to school can impact a child's development, including how children learn from each other and how motivation impacts achievement.

The Role of Culture, School, and Media in Social and Emotional Development

8. The Role of Culture, School, and Media in Social and Emotional Development

Everyone changes and grows throughout his or her life, but that change is influenced by many factors. In this lesson, we'll look at socioemotional development and how culture, school, and media, like television, impact it.

Stress and Resilience in Middle Childhood

9. Stress and Resilience in Middle Childhood

Childhood can be a stressful time. But what causes children to feel stress, and how can they deal with it? Watch this lesson to find out what factors impact how much stress a child feels, and what properties of resilience allow children to deal with stress.

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