Coordinated School Health Programs

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A planned, sequential, K-12 curriculum that addresses the physical, mental, emotional and social dimensions of health. The curriculum is designed to motivate and assist students to maintain and improve their health, prevent disease, and reduce health-related risk behaviors. It allows students to develop and demonstrate increasingly sophisticated health-related knowledge, attitudes, skills, and practices. The comprehensive curriculum includes a variety of topics such as:

Qualified, trained teachers provide health education.  To become a trainer for the Michigan Model consider attending the annual Training of Trainers held each summer.


 

The Michigan Model for Health

  The Michigan Model for Health exemplifies the comprehensive curriculum as defined in the Health Education component. The Michigan Model is a skills-based curriculum. With an average of 20-32 lessons per grade level in K-6, and modules addressing specific health risks at grades 7-12, this curriculum sequentially builds upon itself. Instruction at the First Grade level teaches objectives designed to build upon those learned in Kindergarten. Second Grade lessons build upon those learned in First Grade and so on. (See Scope and Sequence Chart)


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