Ch 28: Planning & Implementing Health Education Programs

About This Chapter

Watch video lessons and learn about what is involved in planning and implementing health education programs. Learn how to develop programs in the school system, in organizations and in the community.

Planning and Implementing Health Education Programs - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, our instructors explain what is involved in developing school health education programs. It will examine principles and ways to assess, implement and evaluate them. You will be introduced to the relationship between businesses and communities and how their partnership can be used to enhance health. This chapter will discuss strategies for improving existing school health education programs.

You'll learn the characteristics and qualities of effective teaching strategies. As you progress through this chapter you can study culturally responsive teaching, direct instruction technique and the pros and cons of using technology in the classroom. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Explain how to develop a school health education program
  • Suggest strategies for improving an existing school health education program
  • Describe the concept of business-community partnership and how it can benefit health education
  • Discuss the characteristics of effective teaching strategies
  • Describe culturally responsive teaching
  • Explain the direct instruction teaching method
  • Outline the uses of technology in the classroom and the negatives associated with it

With our short, appealing video lessons, the learning process will be easy and fun. Learn from professional instructors who are experts in their fields. You'll also find self-assessment quizzes and lesson transcripts to enhance your learning experience. You can refer to specific segments of the video lessons by using the handy video tags, and key terms will highlight some of the most important concepts.

9 Lessons in Chapter 28: Planning & Implementing Health Education Programs
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School Health Education Program: Plans & Investigation

1. School Health Education Program: Plans & Investigation

This lesson outlines several important steps involved in developing a school health education program, particularly: organization, planning, investigation, and communication.

School Health Education: Assessment, Vision & Resources

2. School Health Education: Assessment, Vision & Resources

This lesson covers several steps involved in successfully developing a school health education program. These include assessing the needs of the community, developing a mission statement, and evaluating the program's resources.

School Health Education: Curriculum & Professional Development

3. School Health Education: Curriculum & Professional Development

This lesson will focus on the curriculum-related aspects of developing a school health education program as well as the importance of professional development.

Strategies for Improving a School Health Education Program

4. Strategies for Improving a School Health Education Program

In this lesson, you're going to learn about a few local and national strategies that can improve a school health education program and thus a student's pertinent learning experience.

Business & the Community: Partnerships & Interactions

5. Business & the Community: Partnerships & Interactions

Businesses and communities depend on each other for support to create a flourishing, stable, and profitable society. In this lesson, you will learn about the interdependencies between companies and communities as well as their collaborative partnerships.

Effective Teaching: Strategies & Methods

6. Effective Teaching: Strategies & Methods

In this lesson, we'll explore the characteristics and strategies of effective teaching. We'll also look at some methods used by teachers, such as case studies and role playing, that are used to encourage student learning.

Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies

7. Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies

A person's culture can impact their approach to education and the way they learn. In this lesson, we'll examine culturally responsive teaching, a teaching method that takes into account students' cultures to help them succeed.

Direct Instruction Teaching Method: Definition, Examples & Strategies

8. Direct Instruction Teaching Method: Definition, Examples & Strategies

Learn about direct instruction and how educators use it effectively in their classrooms. Explore strategies for using direct instruction, including what types of information and subjects it is best suited for.

Technology in the Classroom: Advantages & Disadvantages

9. Technology in the Classroom: Advantages & Disadvantages

Teachers in today's schools need to be aware of the uses of educational technology. This lesson explains both the advantages and disadvantages of using technology in the classroom.

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