Health Education Assessment Project. Why Is Assessment Important?. To help educators guide improvements in health education planning and delivery (curriculum and instruction) To ensure students develop lifelong health skills , rather than merely learn health education facts
How do the National Health Education Standards align to California’s Health Framework and the Challenge Standards for Health?
“To begin with the end in mind means to start with a clear understanding of your destination. It means to know where you’re going so that you better understand where you are now so that the steps you take are always in the right
direction.”--from The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
Health literacy is the capacity of an individual to obtain, interpret, and understand basic health information and services and the competence to use such information and services in ways which are health-enhancing.
Joint Committee on Health Education Standards
Pat has been asked to speak briefly to an eighth grade class about healthy snacking. Write what Pat could say to persuade them to choose healthy snacks. Include a description of healthy snacking and at least three risks associated with choosing snacks that are not considered “healthy.” Be sure to write it in a way that will convince eighth graders to choose healthy snacks.
A set of criteria for directing student performance and for scoring performance-based tasks
(provides students with clear scoring
criteria prior to beginning their work)
Holistic Content and Skills Rubrics
Professional Development Materials
Robin Sinks, Health Curriculum Leader
Long Beach Unified School District
Jeri Day, Consultant,School Health Connections Office
California Department of Education