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  1. Incorporating the Comprehensive Health FrameworkT.E.A.C.H. Mississippi Office of Child Nutrition Programs Office of Healthy Schools Mississippi Department of Education

  2. Why • Each child will be fit healthy and ready to learn • School should be a wellness journey • Watch students grow intellectually, physically and socially • No Child Left Behind limited hours in the day/ so we teach health across the curriculum • Today’s student needs updated approach to “health literacy”: the ability to make wise choices that will enhance personal well-being now and in the future.

  3. How • The Framework is standards-based. Helps students achieve state and national standards • The Framework is assessment driven. Promotes evaluation of students’ understanding • The Framework is across curriculum. Incorporates itself in a multidiscipline approach • The Framework is inclusive. It adjusts to students specific needs

  4. Where • Access the 2006 Mississippi Comprehensive Health Framework and the T.E.A.C.H. Mississippi Lesson Plans at • Refer to the T.E.A.C.H. Mississippi Manual to incorporate the Health Framework Strands and Competencies • Designed for k-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12 grade levels • Plans are provided only as a starting point for creative teaching

  5. Mission StatementMississippi Health Framework • Ensures that all students gain information to develop positive attitudes, behaviors, and skills necessary to make health-enhancing decisions that are age and developmentally appropriate with the ability to apply skills responsibly for a lifetime

  6. Mission Statement of T.E.A.C.H. Mississippi • To guide teachers in effective ways to teach health across the curriculum

  7. Competencies • Required to be taught to all students and are printed in bold face type • Seven competencies do not have to be taught in the order presented within the framework • Intentionally broad to allow school districts and teachers flexibility in developing curriculum unique to student needs

  8. National Health Education Standards • Used to help direct in the development of the CHEF • Assessment surveys were sent to each school district prior to developing state design • Drafts of documents available for all educational stakeholders for input

  9. Examples of Strategies or Activities Kindergarten • Competency 2 • Identify healthy helpers in the community Suggested activity: • Speakers for class: • American Heart Association Speaker • Health Department Nurse • Dentist • Social Worker

  10. Use of Manual • Teaching strategies are presented in each lesson plan • Available resources are placed in the manual following lesson plans • Websites are listed for additional support materials for the lesson plans

  11. Steps for Manual Use • Identify grade level • Go to topic of interest within that level • Use the exact lesson plan given or create your own lesson plan using parts of the manual plan • Refer to listed resources within the plan for support materials • Use assessment method for outcomes or create your own assessment measures

  12. This power point presentation has been developed by: Joyce M. Yates, Professor of Health and Kinesiology Mississippi University for Women Mississippi University Project Team Dr. Joyce Yates Dr. Suzanne Bean Dr. Rebecca Kelly Kate Brown Heather Allred Dawn Gaskin Janet Turman

  13. Mississippi Department of Education Team Doris J. Schneider, Project Director Office of Child Nutrition Program Shane McNeill, Project Member Office of Healthy Schools