Teaching Today's Health

ISBN-10: 0805354956

ISBN-13: 9780805354959

Edition: 7th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: David J. Anspaugh, Gene Ezell

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Teaching TodayUs Health balances a strong foundation of health methods theory with a wealth of activities to give readers the tools they need to become successful health educators. In addition to an enhanced design and photo program, theSeventh Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect current health issues such as violence and questions about terrorism. New features like Teaching in Action boxes and suggested grade levels for each activity help readers create a curriculum for their own K-8 classroom.KEY TOPICS The bookUs comprehensive coverage includes topics such as mental health, personal health, family life, and substance abuse. A dynamic new website includes chapter quizzes and weblinks for additional review. For college instructors, students, or anyone interested in health and wellness.
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List price: $96.20
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 6/27/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 850
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.146
Language: English

David J. Anspaugh is Professor and Chair of the Health, Physical Education, and Sport Science Department at Tri-State University in Angola, Indiana. He received his B.S. from Albion College, his M.S. from Eastern Michigan University, his P.E.D. from Indiana University, and his Ed.D. from the University of Tennessee. He is the author a new text on health promotion, published by McGraw-Hill. He has received the Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of Memphis and the Distinguished Advising Award from University College of the University of Memphis. He is a Southern District AAHPERD scholar and an AAHE fellow. He has served as President of SDAAHPERD, the AAHE Board of Directors, and the National Commission for Health Education. He has received the Robert H. Kirk Distinguished Doctoral Alumni Award from the University of Tennessee.

David J. Anspaugh is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Memphis. He has extensive experience serving for various organizations, such as American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) and various regional branches of the organization. Recently, Anspaugh has served as president of the Indiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (IAHPERD). He is currently the President-Elect of Midwest District AAHPERD. In 2007 he was selected by the American Association for Health Education as the University Health Educator of the year. He has published several dozen books and journal articles and has won five distinguished teaching awards.Gene Ezell is a Professor of Health Education at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He also serves as the Departmental Health Education Curriculum Coordinator and is responsible for evaluating revisions to the undergraduate and graduate health education course offerings. He is an active member of AAHPERD and the Tennessee AHPERD. He has written, cowritten, and reviewed several books and journal articles in the field of health education. Ezell is the recipient of several awards, including the United States College Health Educator of the Year award (1995).

Most chapters begin with Reflection and conclude with Summary, Critical Thinking Questions, Useful Web Sites, Resources, Discussion Questions, and References
The Need for Health Education
The Evolution of Health Education
What Is Health?
What Is Health Education and Promotion?
Accomplishing Health Education
Why Health Education?
The Coordinated School Health Program
School-Based Health Center The School Nurse
The Role of the Teacher in Health Instruction
The Challenge of Health Education
Barriers to Successful Health Teaching
Professional Preparation
Personal Qualities of the Health Teacher
The Teacher as Part of the Health Teacher
Legal Responsibilities of the Teacher
Working with Students
Working with Parents
Working with Other Teachers and the School Administration
Working with the School or Clinic Nurse
Working with Outside Agencies
The Teacher's Responsibility in Education of the Disabled
Planning for Health Instruction
Content Areas in the Elementary School
Grade Placement for Health Education Topics
Developing Scope and Sequence
Determining What to Teach
Social Mores
Student Interest
The National Health Education Standards
Teaching for Values
Curriculum Approaches
School Health Education Study (SHES)
The National Diffusion Network (NDN)
Health Programs Approved by NDN
Commercial Programs
Other Teaching Materials
Developing a Health Curriculum
The Michigan Model A State Model
Teaching Units
Lesson Planning Selected Strategies
The Hunter Approach to Lesson Planning
Deciding Student Outcomes
Writing Instructional Objectives
Strategies for Implementing Health Instruction
The Relationship of Strategies to Learning
Factors Affecting Strategies
Decision Making and Health Strategies
The Power Model for Decision Making
Learning Styles and Strategies Selection
A Positive Climate for Learning
Clarifying Activities
Simple Value-Related Strategies
Decision Stories
Role Playing
Other Verbal and Discussion-Oriented Strategies
Buzz Groups
Case Studies
Cooperative Learning
Critical Essays
Committee Work
Lecture, Group, and Panel Discussion
Resource Speakers
Action-Oriented Strategies
Flannel, Felt, and Magnetic Boards
Crossword Puzzles
Demonstrations and Experiments
Field Trips
Models and Specimens
Peer Helpers
The Use of Media in Health Instruction
Computer-Assisted Instruction
Television, Videotape, and Videodisk
Choosing Videotapes and Videodisks
Overhead Transparencies
Audio Tapes
Selecting Appropriate Media
Measurement and Evaluation of Health Education
Measurement and Evaluation
Teacher Skills Needed for Competent Measurement and Evaluation
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