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Our rapidly changing world presents a whole new set of opportunities and challenges for everyone in the school community. Not sure where to start?
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Welcome to The Health Teacher

A resource for teachers and parents​

About Amy

Amy Lauren Smith teaches Health & Wellbeing at the Hong Kong International School and has a passion for curriculum that is current, relevant, and adaptable. She also works as a consultant and has presented at conferences in Asia as well as at SXSWedu and the SHAPE America National Conventions. Previously, she served as the Education Editor for Choices, Scholastic’s health magazine for teens.

You can find her online at thehealthteacher.com and on twitter: @teaching_health.

Workshops & Presentations

2021

EARCOS Weekend Workshop
*Student Health & Wellbeing
Jan. 30-31, 2021 
Virtual Event 
Brent International School, Manila

2019

POSTPONED: The PE Teacher’s Guide to Teaching Health
*PHASE Middle East:
Victoria International School of Sharjah
Oct. 10-12, 2019

*PHASE Asia Pacific:
Hong Kong International School
Nov. 15-17, 2019

EARCOS Weekend Workshops
*Social and Emotional Learning for Teens: Why, What & How?
Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2019
International School BangkokWorkshops & 

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5 Tips for Teaching Kids How to Set Goals

National Health Education Standard 4: Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health. One of the best ways to kick off

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More inspiration

Time Management

Procrastination and time management are huge issues for all of us, not just the kids. Here’s a great digital workshop on multi-tasking that can be

4 starter ideas for a new semester…

Unlike many other subjects, health is rarely a yearlong course. Most students are required to take health for either a semester or a quarter, which

Today’s Health Class

What makes an effective Health curriculum? Check out this article from the CDC… it very clearly breaks down the characteristics of an up-to-date Health class,

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

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My Mission

Hi, My name is Amy Smith, I believe 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, get in touch!

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