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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​

Doing nice things for awesome people…

Love the tagline for this clothing company, Dude. be nice… “The DUDE. be nice Project is a platform to get young people stoked on doing nice things for awesome people.” Great video to share with the kids.

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Family Values Project

The Family Values & Mission Statement Project Values are formed through a variety of sources – family, culture, religion, media, peers – but in early adolescence,

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Olympic Goal Setters

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

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Healthy habits research guide

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,

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Healthy Choices Letter

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

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Resources for the Stressbusters video project!

Hey 6th graders! Hope you’re excited about making your stress buster videos. Project Sheet: Stressbuster Video Instructions Rubric: Stressbuster Video Rubric If you need some inspiration, check

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Superfoods!!!

Hey 6th graders! Have you ever heard of something called Superfoods? Well, they’re super awesome, and today you’re going to use your super powers to

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More inspiration

SAS PXHS Health & Wellness

Article: What Students Have to Say About Skill-Based Health Education Slides: PXHS Student Health & Wellness SEL/Wellness Alignment Chart PK-12 Additional Resources: New York Times

Tech Balance

Did you know that the average American teenager processes 3700 text messages a month? News Clip: MSN Maybe it’s time to put down the phone and actually

Happy Classroom Tunes

If you’re a Spotify user- which you totally should be – then check out this playlist. It’s filled with upbeat music that’s appropriate for the classroom,

PHASE 2019

Hi friends! Below you’ll find a link to the pages for all of our workshops this weekend. Google Doc folder containing all of the slide shows throughout

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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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