The adopted DoDEA resources for grades K-5 is: Harcourt-Brace. In grades 1 – 5 the student editions provide grade-appropriate content including life skills, skills for building good character, and consumer skills. A balance of text and visuals, in addition to activities, makes health relevant to students. At the Kindergarten level, only teacher resources are available.
The adopted DoDEA resources for Health Education grades 6-8 are “Decisions for Health” produced by Holt. Each grade level has specific content that correlates with the National Health Standards. The student edition for all three grade levels, focuses on building life skills for students, including assessing your health, making good decisions, setting goals, using refusal skills, communicating effectively, evaluating media message, coping, being a wise consumer and practicing wellness.
The adopted DoDEA resource for Heath Education in the high school is “Lifetime Health” produced by Holt. The Student Edition features an easy-to navigate, student-friendly design that engages students while building ten essential life skills, such as Making GREAT Decisions, Using Refusal Skills, and Practicing Wellness. The Student Edition also includes a Health Handbook featuring 36 Express Lessons—short, flexible, highly visual lessons that review key health fundamentals, including Body System Structure and Function, First Aid and Safety, Hygiene and Self-care, and Public and Environmental Health.
DoDEA Health Education Instructional Systems Specialist
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