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How to Teach Students About Death in the Health Education Classroom (or Any Classroom)

SHAPE America

When we teach students about death in health education, we can help them understand life, empathy, and resilience. Here are five tips on how to teach students about death in the health education classroom (or any classroom). We also help them become more comfortable talking about other uncomfortable topics.

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The Latest in Skills-Based Health Education

Human Kinetics

In the presentation below, Human Kinetics authors Sarah Benes and Holly Alperin discuss skills-based health education, the skill development model, and increasing student self-efficacy. . . . . Check out our titles in our Health Education , Physical Education , and Adapted Physical Education Collections.

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Planning for Health Education: A Teacher’s Superpower

Human Kinetics

Planning in the health education classroom is, in some ways, different than in other subject matter classrooms, yet in other ways it is the same. Students bring life experiences to the classroom that often must be addressed when health topics are discussed. She is also co-author of Core Teaching Practices for Health Education.

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7 Ways to Turn Health Literacy Month Into a School-Wide Celebration

SHAPE America

Additional Resources SHAPE America Health Literacy Month Resources Health Education Resources Tips & Insights From Health Educators Adam Mullis Adam Mullis, Ph.D., has a passion for teaching health and physical education.

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Continuing a Legacy of Health Education and Outreach

Arizona Health and Physical Education

You could say Sabrina Plattner, MEd , has health and wellness in her DNA. Plattner, a senior health educator in the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health , grew up in Tucson, the daughter of Heather and David Alberts, MD.

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Tips for Gaining National Recognition for Your PETE/HETE Program

SHAPE America

Gaining National Recognition status for your physical education teacher education (PETE) and/or health education teacher education (HETE) program begins with accreditation, which is a review of the quality of your educator preparation program(s). Complete a curriculum map. Choosing the Right SPA.

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The Relentless School Nurse: School Nurses and School-Based Health Centers Can Work Together!

Relentless School Nurse

A large portion of our energies include supporting students’ mental as well as physical health challenges. Health Education and Support : School nurses deliver health services, conduct vision and hearing screenings, coordinate immunizations, administer insulin, and provide health education to students, families, and staff.

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