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Middle School and High School Health: Building a 21st Century Health Curriculum

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Course Description: 

Middle School and High School Health: Building a 21st Century Health Curriculum will help educators to revise and enhance their health program. Students are guided through an eight-week course of various readings, viewings, responses and assignments to further increase their knowledge and awareness of health related topics. Topics covered are Mental/Emotional Health, Stress/Suicide/Self Harm, Personal Wellness, Public and Community Health, Abstinence/Reproduction/Birth Control, and High Risk Behaviors. By the end of the course, you will have the strategies and methods to revise your curriculum and apply these techniques in your own teaching setting to help your students make healthier, life enhancing decisions.


Korri ClarkWilt

Course Dates:
Next Offered: Jan 30 - Mar 26, 2017

$595 (not including the cost of the textbooks)

Students in this course are responsible for purchasing or renting their own copies of the following text:

Comprehensive School Health Education: Totally Awesome Strategies for Teaching Health (8th Edition)
Linda Meeks, Philip Heit, and Randy Page
McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2012 

  • ISBN 10: 0078028515 
  • ISBN 13: 9780078028519

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This course may not run as scheduled if we do not reach our minimum number of registrations.  Should this occur, all registered students will have the option of receiving a full refund OR rolling the registrations over into the following semester.


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