6 Ways to Bring Authentic Learning to Health Class

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6 Ways to Bring Authentic Learning to Your Health Class When I was in 8th grade, I was assigned a project on career exploration. At the time, I was obsessed with music, and wanted nothing more than to be a radio DJ. My friend and I researched everything we could get our hands on (not

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6 Online Resources for Creating a Health Curriculum

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Online Resources for Planning a Health Curriculum Two years ago, I finally did it. I threw away (or recycled, actually) the stacks of textbooks that have been collecting dust on my shelves for years. I’m not sure why I didn’t do it sooner. Textbooks are often outdated and health is a subject with a constantly

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7 Reasons to Use Journaling in Health Class

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  Journaling has been a big part of my health classes since the day I became a teacher, and the benefits it has had on my teaching practice keep piling up every year. Even with all of the technological advances over the last 15 years, I start every semester by giving each of my students

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4 Cross-Curricular Projects with a Focus on Health

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  Short on instructional time? Health is a universal, so team up with another teacher on campus and see where you can layer in health literacy skills with other content areas. The field of education is currently undergoing a big shift from traditional methods of instruction to project-based learning (PBL). Most teachers are excited to implement PBL

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