Course DescriptionTeaches participants to effectively use current health and wellness information in any educational setting. Students will develop a comprehensive health curriculum and a variety of lessons based on The Washington State Essential Learning Requirements for Health and Fitness. Focuses on practical and hands-on activities that meet K-12 Health and Fitness Endorsement Competencies.
Session 1: Unpacking the National Standards, looking at a skill based approach. Identifying performance indicators at each level. Developing a Health philosophy that is relevant to today’s students.
Session 2: Looking at different content units (Dimensions of Wellness- “SPIESV”) and planning for presentations.
Session 3: Continue planning units (Dimensions of Wellness)
Session 4: Health Lesson Presentations
By the end of the course participants will have:
- Learned and be able to demonstrate essential health and wellness information and teaching methods.
- Developed a comprehensive health education curriculum that can be used in any setting.
- Learned how to create health and fitness lessons that are based on the Washington State Essential Academic Learning Requirements in Health and Fitness and National Health Standards.