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Promoting Health and Emotional Well-Being in Your Classroom, Sixth Edition

Author(s): Randy M. Page, PhD, Brigham Young University
Tana S. Page, MS, Brigham Young University
  • ISBN-13: 9781449690267
  • Paperback    356 pages      © 2015
Price: $158.95 US List
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Newly redesigned with easy-to-hand in worksheets and activity sheets, the Sixth Edition of Promoting Health and Emotional Well-Being in Your Classroom provides pre-service and current teachers with all the tools and up-to-date information needed for effectively promoting healthy life choices in and out of the classroom.  Framed around the latest National Health Education Standards and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s six risk behaviors, this practical text facilitates instructional planning, allows for easy adaptation into various curricular frameworks, and ensures that the most essential health education content is addressed.

New and Expanded Sections in this Edition Include:

  • Students with Special Needs
  • Common K-12 Health Problems
  • Instructional Planning (including chapter worksheets)
  • Building Willpower and Self-Control
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Using Technology in the Classroom
  • Trends in Risk Behaviros
  • And Much More!

Features & Benefits

  • Newly redesigned with perforated pages allow students to easily turn in assignments and activities.
  • Includes more than 275 interactive assessments and learning activities, many of which are new or revised. Each risk behavior chapter includes activities for advocacy, family and community involvement, and integration into core subjects including math, language arts, and social studies.
  • Case studies and stories open each chapter and provide an introduction to chapter material.
  • National Health Education Standards (NHES), health Behavior Outcomes (HBOs), and HECAT modules are highlight throughout. They help students identify what needs to be taught at various grade levels.
  • Includes tips to help you Flip Your Classroom
  • Worksheets guide students through effective unit and lesson plan development
  • Instructor's resources include: PowerPoint Lecture Outlines, Test Bank Questions, Sample Course Syllabi, and Assignment/Activity Ideas.

Applicable Courses

Written for those pursuing a degree in teaching at the elementary or secondary school level. Also applicable for those in physical education and public/community health programs.

Chapter  1  Teaching to Make a Difference
Chapter  2  Teaching Today's Students
Chapter  3  Life Skills
Chapter  4  Dealing with Stress
Chapter  5  Media Literacy Skills
Chapter  6  Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity
Chapter  7  Promoting a Tobacco-Free and Drug-Free Lifestyle
Chapter  8  Promoting Sexual Health
Chapter  9  Promoting Safety and Violence Prevention
Chapter  10  Dealing with Crises and Critical Issues

Randy M. Page, PhD-Brigham Young University

Dr. Page teaches in the Department of Health Science at Brigham Young University. He has also taught at the University of Idaho, The Ohio State University, University of Northern Colorado, and SUNY Cortland. Dr. Page has published extensively in refereed journals on a number of topics. His current research interests include adolescent health, media literacy, substance abuse, and global health. He has written texts in school health education, epidemiology, drug abuse, and violence prevention.

Tana S. Page, MS-Brigham Young University

Ms. Page teaches courses in elementary and secondary health education in the Department of Health Science at Brigham Young University.  She has also taught at the University of Idaho and provides school district teacher training in-service programs. Her major areas of interest include teacher training, 21st Century Life Skills instruction and all aspects of mental and emotional health.

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The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781449690267

Additional Resources for Instructors
Assignments and Activities
Lesson Plan
Slides in PowerPoint Format
Test Bank

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