HE-01 Teaching and Learning About HIV in the 21st Century Classroom
HIV constitutes an increasing threat to the health of students of all ages. There are standards for teaching about HIV and AIDS for all grade levels. This course is designed for educators of any grade level and content area that want to learn the most up-to-date information about HIV/AIDS, and how to teach it to your students. You will learn about the basic life history of the HIV virus, as well as its transmission, treatment, and extent of the disease. You will also explore best practices for methodology and instructional design to incorporate this new knowledge into your current health curricula, and deliver it to your students.
HE-02 New Hampshire Health Education Guidelines and Assessment
This is an introduction to the health education
guidelines for elementary, middle and high schools to align teaching
of health with national standards and enhance the delivery of health
education. Participants will learn how to incorporate health skills
to help students make healthier choices, use project based assessment
to be certain students can apply these skills to enhance their
health, and share their experiences doing this. Participants will
understand the importance of helping students acquire the skills
to: analyze influences, access reliable information, make decisions
and set goals, and communicate about health, while learning about
core health content. After trying this in their classroom, participants
will meet to share their experiences.