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Ch 28: MTTC Elementary Education: Health Education

About This Chapter

Strengthen your knowledge of health education concepts by studying the information presented in these engaging video lessons. This MTTC Elementary Education study guide chapter will help you efficiently prepare for this part of the MTTC Elementary Education exam through brief quizzes and useful resources.

MTTC Elementary Education: Health Education - Chapter Summary

This thorough coverage of health education topics will refresh your memory as you prepare for related questions on the MTTC Elementary Education exam. Use this study guide chapter to be able to do the following:

  • Explain the behavioral, physiological and long-term effects of alcohol
  • Identify how to find reliable sources of health information
  • Promote student involvement in personal, family and community health
  • Analyze how personal and family health goals vary
  • Define health education and its role in society
  • Discuss the laws, policies and ethics of health education programs
  • Understand nutrition, health and safety in early childhood

The quizzes at the end of each lesson and the comprehensive chapter exam are designed to help you gauge your comprehension and assess the areas in which you may need further review. Simply click on the direct links within the quizzes to access specific points within the video that address the topics you wish to review. Our expert instructors are also always available to help with any questions.

7 Lessons in Chapter 28: MTTC Elementary Education: Health Education
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Nutrition, Health, and Safety in Early Childhood

1. Nutrition, Health, and Safety in Early Childhood

As children grow and develop, so do threats to their health. From nutrition and childhood obesity to accidents, this lesson will explore the issues that face children in early childhood and what parents can do to deal with them.

The Effects of Alcohol: Physiological, Behavioral & Long-Term

2. The Effects of Alcohol: Physiological, Behavioral & Long-Term

If you've ever wondered why men seem to tolerate alcohol better than women or what alcohol does to the body and mind, then tune into this lesson for more information.

Sources of Health Information: Overview & Reliability

3. Sources of Health Information: Overview & Reliability

The Internet is full of information and misinformation. This lesson will teach you how to identify the major sources of health information and determine if they are truly credible.

Student Involvement in Personal, Family & Community Health

4. Student Involvement in Personal, Family & Community Health

In this lesson, we will discuss ways to engage students in decision-making and problem-solving health topics. We will also explore ways to enhance student involvement in identifying ways to improve personal, family, community health and demonstrate evidence of applied strategies.

Analyzing How Personal & Family Health Goals Vary

5. Analyzing How Personal & Family Health Goals Vary

Differing opinions among family members is rather typical. However, in healthcare, opposing perspectives can make a significant impact on the ability of the decision maker. Read further in this lesson to learn more about how personal and family health goals may vary.

What is Health Education? - Definition, Topics & Role in Society

6. What is Health Education? - Definition, Topics & Role in Society

What is health education and what do health educators do? What is the history of this interesting field? This lesson defines health education and goes over many of its important facets.

Health Education Programs: Laws, Policies & Ethics

7. Health Education Programs: Laws, Policies & Ethics

Successful health education programs should result in knowledgeable and skilled health professionals and an informed public. Learn about the standards required for successful health education.

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