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Why Skills-Based Health Education?

Why Skills-Based Health Education?

By Sarah Benes, EdD, CHES, Merrimack College and Holly Alperin, EdM, MCHES, University of New Hampshire  This video provides a brief overview of key reasons why skills-based health education is an effective approach to health education....

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Nuts and Bolts of a Skills-Based Approach

Nuts and Bolts of a Skills-Based Approach

By Holly Alperin, EdM, MCHES, University of New Hampshire and Sarah Benes, EdD, CHES, Merrimack College This video reviews the core components of a skills-based approach to health education. Viewers will learn about the characteristics of...

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Technology for Formative Assessment in Health Education

Technology for Formative Assessment in Health Education

Matthew Cummiskey, PhD, West Chester University   The following technologies are discussed with visual examples and specific ideas for formative assessment in the health education classroom: Poll Everywhere, Word Clouds, Kahoot, Interactive PowerPoint (Jeopardy Game),...

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A Dozen Reason for Including Conceptual Physical Education in a Quality Secondary Program

A Dozen Reason for Including Conceptual Physical Education in...

By Pam Kulinna, PhD, Arizona State University, and Chuck Corbin, PhD, Arizona State University Conceptual physical education (CPE) is a type of fitness education that uses a text and classroom sessions to teach concepts and self-management skills....

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Infusing Social-Emotional Learning into Physical Education

Infusing Social-Emotional Learning into Physical Education

By Don Glover, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, and Leigh Anderson, MS, White Bear Lake Public School Emotion drives learning.  Empowering students and inspiring an intrinsic motivation to lead active healthy lifestyles starts by creating a culture of trust.  Social...

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