158 School-Wide Health Education Instruction

Wednesday, March 18, 2015: 7:30 AM-8:45 AM
Convention Center: 307-308
School Health Education: Curriculum and Administration
Intended Audience: Elementary, K-12
Speakers: Donna A. Betzer, Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans, New Orleans, LA; and Susan K. Teddlie, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Baton Rouge, LA
Consistent, comprehensive health education requires support and participation from students, faculty and leadership. Discuss the barriers and strategies to high-quality instruction and support for health education at the school and district levels. Garner support for your health education program by complementing core instruction, collaborating with fellow teachers and utilizing interactive instructional strategies. These effective health education tactics can result in school-wide instruction providing foundational health knowledge for elementary students.