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The Essentials of Teaching Health Education presents a skills-based approach to teaching K-12 health education—one that will prepare your students for success in school and beyond. You’ll learn practical approaches to putting the contents in action and rely on an array of teaching and assessment strategies.

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Genre: Education
Author: Benes, Sarah
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2016-01-15
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781492507635

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The Essentials of Teaching Health Education presents a skills-based approach to teaching K-12 health education—one that will prepare your students for success in school and beyond. You’ll learn practical approaches to putting the contents in action and rely on an array of teaching and assessment strategies.

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Genre: Education
Author: Benes, Sarah
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2016-03-04
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781492530930

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Genre: Health education
Author: Sarah Benes
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Release: 2016
File: Pages
ISBN-13: LCCN:2015025904

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The Essentials of Teaching Health Education presents a skills-based approach to teaching K-12 health education that prepares students for success in the 21st century. This practical text is endorsed by SHAPE America and written by seasoned and highly credentialed authors with experience in both university and K-12 settings. It provides all you need in order to build, teach, and assess a health education program that will help your students become health-literate individuals, develop the 21st-century skills that they need for success in college and in their careers beyond, and maintain or improve health outcomes. What Sets This Book Apart This text meets the unique needs of schools, teachers, and students. It emphasizes an individualized approach to enhancing student learning and developing skills based on current research and national health education standards. The Essentials of Teaching Health Education features the following: • Practical strategies for curriculum design and program development with a skills-based approach—one that makes it easy to put the contents into action and make a meaningful impact on students • Real-world examples to help readers understand and apply the content, along with summaries, key points, and review questions that aid in retaining the information • Vocabulary words and definitions to help students keep up with the ever-changing terminology in health education Ancillaries to Facilitate Teaching and Enhance Course Content The text is accompanied by a test bank, a presentation package, a web resource, and an instructor guide, all designed to facilitate your preparation, teaching, and assessment of students’ knowledge. These ancillaries come with tools: • Teaching slides and tests for each chapter • Supplemental learning activities and web links • Chapter review questions and answers, teaching tips, suggested readings, and chapter objectives and summaries Book Organization The book is arranged in five parts. Part I delves into the skills-based approach to health education, explaining the importance of the approach and how to understand student motivation. Part II focuses on how to teach skills that are based on the National Health Education Standards: accessing valid and reliable information, products, and services; analyzing influences; interpersonal communication; decision making and goal setting; self-management; and advocacy. Part III explores how to use data to inform your curriculum planning, outlines the eight steps for curriculum development, and shows you how to design meaningful assessments. In part IV, you learn how to create a positive learning environment, implement a skills-based approach, and meet the unique needs of elementary health education. Finally, in part V, you examine pertinent topics beyond the classroom, including professional development, advocacy, and cross-curricular connections. A Framework for Successful Acquisition of Skills The Essentials of Teaching Health Education offers evidence-informed strategies as it guides you through the critical process of supplying students with the tools they need for success in school and in life. The authors use the Partnership for 21st Century Skills framework to set the foundation for teaching the skills students need. The text is comprehensive and flexible to meet all of your students’ needs. With all the ancillaries and tools it provides, you are set to deliver a complete, well-rounded curriculum that will prepare future teachers for success.

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Genre: Education
Author: Sarah Benes
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2016-02-18
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781492585428

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The Essentials of Teaching Health Education, Second Edition, presents a skills-based approach to teaching K-12 health education that prepares students for success in the 21st century. This practical text is written by seasoned and highly credentialed authors with experience in both university and K-12 settings. It provides educators all they need to build, teach, and assess a health education program that will help their students become health literate, develop self-efficacy, and gain the 21st-century skills they need to maintain or improve health and well-being. What Sets This Book Apart This text meets the unique needs of schools, teachers, and students. It emphasizes an individualized approach to enhancing student learning and developing skills based on current research and national health education standards. This new edition of The Essentials of Teaching Health Education features the following: Two new chapters: one on the role of health education in the 21st century and the other on equity and social justice in health education An updated definition of skills-based health education A revised skill-development model that puts learning theory into practice as well as updated research connecting this approach to health behavior theory and learning theory A new student resource accessed through HKPropel Practical strategies for curriculum design and program development with a skills-based approach—one that makes it easy to put the content into action and make a meaningful impact on students Real-world examples to help readers understand and apply the content, along with summaries, key points, and review questions that aid in retaining the information Vocabulary words and definitions to help students keep up with the ever-changing terminology in health education Ancillaries for adopting instructors are available online. Book Organization The book is arranged into four parts. Part I delves into the skills-based approach to health education, explaining the role of health education, discussing equity and justice in health education, describing the importance of the approach, and demystifying student motivation. Part II focuses on how to teach skills that are based on the National Health Education Standards: accessing valid and reliable information, products, and services; analyzing influences; interpersonal communication; decision making and goal setting; self-management; and advocacy. Part III explores how to use data to inform curriculum planning, outlines the eight steps for curriculum development, and shows teachers how to design meaningful assessments. In part IV, readers learn how to create a positive learning environment, implement a skills-based approach, and meet the unique needs of elementary health education. The final chapter examines professional development beyond the classroom. A Framework for Successful Acquisition of Skills The Essentials of Teaching Health Education, Second Edition, offers evidence-informed strategies as it guides teachers through the critical process of supplying students with the tools they need for success in school and in life. The authors use the Partnership for 21st Century Skills framework to set the foundation for teaching the skills students need. The text is comprehensive and flexible to meet all students’ needs. With all the ancillaries and tools it provides, educators are set to deliver a complete, well-rounded curriculum that will prepare future teachers for success. Note: A code for accessing HKPropel is not included with this ebook but may be purchased separately.

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Genre: Education
Author: Sarah Benes
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2021-03-01
File: 336 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781492593577

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The Essentials of Teaching Physical Education is the definitive guide for future K-12 physical educators, as well as current teachers and administrators, and is an appropriate resource for learning to teach at both the elementary and the secondary levels. Preparing Future Teachers for Success The Essentials of Teaching Physical Education is the most up-to-date resource that meets the new SHAPE America National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes. Fully integrated with all SHAPE America assessments, the text is comprehensive in its coverage of what future teachers need to know about teaching K-12 physical education and offers a flexible, individualized approach to enhance student learning and acquisition of skills. The Essentials of Teaching Physical Education helps prepare future teachers by providing them with these aspects: • Insight into student motivation • A working knowledge of standards-based outcomes and content that will help students achieve the outcomes • The ability to plan for learning in both the short and the long term • Management and teaching skills to ensure an equitable environment that fosters student learning in three domains: psychomotor, cognitive, and affective • The means to assess student learning and program effectiveness Teaching for Learning Approach In addition, The Essentials of Teaching Physical Education offers a practical and highly successful teaching for learning approach to curriculum development, which makes it easy to put the contents of the book in action and prepare students to graduate with a high degree of physical literacy. The book’s focus on physical literacy, accountability, and social justice, all key elements to high-quality physical education, will prepare future teachers to step into their jobs on day one, ready to deliver an effective program. The text also supplies a vocabulary of the current terminology used in physical education. Ancillaries and Book Organization The Essentials of Teaching Physical Education comes with a test bank, a PowerPoint presentation package that has approximately 15 slides per chapter, and a web resource with reproducible forms and supplemental activities. The authors organized the book in five parts. Part I focuses on understanding the teaching for learning approach, and part II details the five national physical education standards. Part III delves into unit and lesson planning and developmentally appropriate content and curriculum models, and part IV explores how to establish safe learning environments, develop essential teaching skills, and assess student learning. Part V completes the picture for future students by tackling issues that are important to 21st-century skills and professional development. The Resource for Developing Physically Literate Students The result is a practical and well-researched resource that will help current and future physical educators develop physically literate students while providing guidance for accountability and social justice and meeting the SHAPE America National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes. And that makes it a win–win–win: a win for teachers and future teachers, a win for their students, and a win for the United States as it progresses toward becoming a healthier nation.

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Genre: Education
Author: Steven Mitchell
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2016-02-18
File: 264 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781492585510

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As patient education is a fundamental component of nursing practice, this text prepares nurses for their increasing roles in patient teaching, health promotion and education. This application-based text addresses the needs and characteristics of the learner and discusses relevant instructional approaches.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Bastable
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2006
File: 502 Pages
ISBN-13: 0763748420

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Over 180 field-tested lesson plans, learning activities, and assessments for implementing a skills-based approach in your class. This resource is aligned with the National Health Education Standards and comes with a web resource that includes English and Spanish versions of the book's reproducible forms.

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Genre: Health education
Author: Holly Alperin
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Release: 2020-03-27
File: 360 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781492590521

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Essentials of Teaching Adapted Physical Education: Diversity, Culture, and Inclusion offers a wealth of knowledge for teaching today's diverse student population, including those with disabilities. Readers will learn how to teach a variety of students, organize learning within various curricular models, assess and evaluate students, and manage behavior. Readers will also learn more about the conditions and disabilities they may encounter when teaching, how to understand students' various abilities, and how to adapt and modify instructional methods to include all students. The book emphasizes the importance of being culturally responsive and acquiring the necessary knowledge to infuse appropriate, socially just practices into educational settings. Future teachers will learn how to apply culturally responsive instructional methods and behavior management strategies and will understand broader social and economic contexts for their students' behavior. At the same time, this book provides more than a how-to approach to teaching adapted physical education. Its content and features promote reflective learning, encouraging readers to anticipate the types of teaching situations and challenges that may arise and think through how they will respond. Scenarios and vignettes throughout provide context for the material and promote critical thinking and problem solving.

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Genre: Education
Author: Samuel Hodge
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2017-09-29
File: 432 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781351217361

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Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education is a highly practical and useful resource for middle school and high school health educators looking for innovative and tried-and-true ways to implement a skills-based approach to health education. The text—written by renowned authors Sarah Benes and Holly Alperin, along with experts in the field, including many SHAPE America Teacher of the Year honorees—offers effective, skills-based learning activities, lessons, units, and assessments that you can use in your classroom as they are or with modifications to meet the needs of your students. You can use this text to build a completely new curriculum or to supplement your existing curriculum, providing a smooth transition from a content-based approach to a skills-based approach. The authors explain the rationale and foundation for making that transition, putting the lesson plans, activities, and assessments in context for you as you learn how to implement a skills-based approach. The 64 lessons and activities in Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education have been • created by the authors and a number of experienced teachers broadly recognized for their expertise in skills-based health education, • organized to map to the skills in the National Health Education Standards and aligned with a five-step skill-development model • designed to be flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of a wide range of educators, from those wanting a complete new curriculum to those wanting to simply supplement their existing curriculum while meeting the needs of all students. Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education is an ideal companion to The Essentials of Teaching Health Education, another book by Benes and Alperin, which presents teaching and assessment strategies for planning and implementing a skills-based approach to teaching health education. Together, these two books can help you effectively teach skills-based health education from day one. Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education offers a detailed, easy-to-use learning activity template and employs a teacher-friendly format that has been proven effective in the field. It comes with a web resource that has digital versions of the many reproducible forms in the text. The text is organized into two parts. Part I delves into key aspects of planning, implementing, and assessing a skills-based approach, offering you a strong foundation in the core concepts of the approach. Each of the part II chapters is devoted to a skill addressed in the National Health Education Standards, providing you with the following material: • An overview of the skill • Key considerations for teaching the skill • A unit outline • Assessments • Lesson plans • Learning activities Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Health Education offers you all you need to put a skills-based approach into practice: the solid foundational information that explains the concepts and the resources, tools, and strategies to help you implement the lesson plans and activities that will aid your students in developing proficiency in the skills emphasized in the national standards. Through this text, you will be able to offer instruction that challenges your students and provides them with opportunities to meet the standards in a classroom environment that is engaging, thought provoking, and relevant.

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Genre: Education
Author: Sarah Benes
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2018-03-06
File: 312 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781492575191

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