Resources for connecting health curriculum to the world we live in now.

Our rapidly changing world presents a whole new set of opportunities and challenges for kids. Staying on top of the latest can help us guide them as they set healthy habits for life. Got questions?
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Amy’s Bio

Amy teaches Middle School Health at the Shanghai American School and has a passion for curriculum that is current, relevant, adaptable, and shared. She has presented at conferences in Asia as well as the AAHPERD and SHAPE America National Conventions, and writes a weekly column for Choices, Scholastic's health magazine for teens. You can find her online at and on


Asia Pacific PE Conference: Hong Kong International School
Nov. 11th-13th 2016
PBL with a Focus on Health & Wellness

EARCOS 2016:
Manila, Phillipines
March 30th-April 1st, 2016
The PE Teacher's Guide to Teaching Health

PEACH (Physical Education, Athletic Coaching and Health :
Summer Conference 2016, Cal Poly SLO
Courses TBD

Additional resources from past presentations can be accessed at:

The Health Teacher: Presentations

Olympic Goal Setters

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Hey 7th graders! You’re going to research a specific athlete from the Olympics or Paralympics who has inspired you through their goal-setting. Go online to find as much information as you can about their path to Rio, and answer the following questions. If you can’t think of an athlete, then focus on one from the

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Healthy habits research guide

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Hey 7th graders! You’re going to take what we’ve been learning about SMART goals and put it into action in your own life.   First, read this article from Choices: How Healthy Are You Really? Then with your group, find out more information about the healthy habit I’ve assigned. Make sure you each fill in your

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Healthy Choices Letter

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Hey 7th graders, The time has come to pass on your wisdom by writing a letter to incoming 6th graders about how to stay healthy in middle school. Brainstorm a list first of all of the healthy choices we’ve learned about, pick a few of your favorites and then get to work! Healthy Choices Assessment Letter

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