Health Education: Elementary And Middle School Applications
Health Education: Elementary and Middle School Applications
Health Education: Elementary and Middle School Applications is a state-of-the art methods book that provides a broad introduction to successful school health programming to reduce health risks and promote school success. Now in its Seventh Edition, the text continues to emphasize the skills needed to teach health, while providing background information on key health topics. This practical approach prepares pre-service elementary and middle school teachers to provide quality health instruction. All the suggested teaching activities are aligned with the National Health Education Standards and include sample assessment strategies.
About the Author
Beth Pateman is Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Health Education in the Institute for Teacher Education, College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM). She received her H.S.D. and M.P.H. from Indiana University, with emphases in school and college health and public health education. Dr. Pateman has taught health education in grades K-8 and at the university level. Before coming to Hawaii, Dr. Pateman worked with the Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where she served as the CDC Project Officer for the first School Health Policies and...