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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 & 

Recent Posts

A resource for teachers and parents​
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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

EARCOS Health & Wellbeing 2021

Weekend Workshop, Jan. 30-31 Sponsored by Brent International School, Manila Saturday, Jan. 30th: Click on the session title to access the slides and resources 8

The Puberty Project

The Puberty Project Just had the great opportunity of doing this presentation live for the PhysEdSummit 3.0  You can watch it on YouTube- just make

The Blue Zones Project

Hey 6th graders! You just learned about the Wellness Wheel and the four main components of our health: Physical, Social, Emotional and Mental. You also learned

EARCOS 2018

Hi friends! So excited about our work together this weekend. This is where I’ll keep our agenda with live links so you can bookmark as

Evaluating Health Websites

*This post originally appeared on choices.scholastic.com National Health Education Standard 3: Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products and services to enhance health.

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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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