Healthy Tech Curriculum

If you’re looking to add digital literacy to your classes (which you should be!), there are some groups out there creating curriculum, aligning it to the standards, and making it very easy for us educators to stay on top of our game. Don’t reinvent the wheel, just adapt it.

For the U.S.:

Free online K-12 Curriculum fully aligned with standards and benchmarks across different disciplines. I can’t say enough about this website. Use it often, check back with it frequently, and share it with your parent community.

Common Sense Media

For Canada:

Very comprehensive site for Digital and Media Literacy that aligns with Canadian curriculum.

Media Smarts

Here’s another website with newer resources and updated lessons for Health teachers. The focus is mainly nutrition and fitness, but I’ve really enjoyed using their lesson on Media Literacy and Body Image.

It’s free, you’ll just need to fill in your info to access it.

Health Trek: Teacher’s Lounge

Another great resource:

The always great Kid’s Health: Classroom

I like to take new articles and research and structure my lessons around that, sometimes using the resources above for supplementary materials.

Sample Unit, October 2013

Cyberbullying: Positive Prevention

More hints and tips in the classroom...

PBL Health

Hey #HealthEd teachers, here’s a link for all of the resources I shared in the PhysEdSummit and APPEC 2016 workshops. For free PD, here’s a copy of

Advocacy through Art Project

Hey 7th graders! Here are the details for step one of your project. For teacher instructions, check out the details on this post for Choices

12 Grab & Go Projects for Health

* this post originally appeared on Choices.Scholastic.com Many schools are shifting their curriculum to include project-based learning (PBL), but in the life of a teacher,