Health Education

  • October 5th - Further Notice (Hybrid & Remote Learning) - Please access the Remote Learning Schedule (7th & 8th Grade) tab for information regarding class times. Please be aware that the times/schedule may change, so be sure to check this page as it will be updated as needed. 

    Please regularly check your Microsoft Teams Account (I have set up an app - Microsoft Office 365 in the Distance Learning - Remote Learning section on your Clever account to help you with this process). Please also check this webpage and the Distance Learning - Remote Learning - Microsoft Teams tab on a regular basis. 

    While I understand there may challenges during hybrid & remote learning, I will be regularly looking for the best ways to improve learning for each student during this time. You are encouraged to ask for help if you face any challenges with this process. 

    Parents/Guardians: Feel free to reach out at any time and I will respond to you as soon as possible. E-mail - rwebb@yonkerspublicschools.org

     

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Mr. Webb

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Mr. Webb

Overview:

The 7th and 8th health curriculum is designed to be standards-based in a learner-centered environment. Students will be regularly engaged in instruction that will provide them with the necessary knowledge and skills to be safe and healthy while guiding each student towards a health enhancing lifestyle.

Goal:

Health Literacy -  is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.

Content:

In accordance with the National and New York State Health Education Standards as well as The Guidance Document for Achieving the New York State Standards in Health Education, the following content areas will be covered:

  • Abstinence, Puberty & Personal Health
  • Emotional & Mental Health
  • HIV, STD & Pregnancy Prevention
  • Nutrition & Physical Activity
  • Tobacco, Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention
  • Violence & Injury Prevention

*A consent form will be handed out and must be signed prior to all areas related Sexual Health/Human Sexuality.

 

Within each content area various skills will be developed including:

  • Self-Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Stress Management
  • Decision Making
  • Planning and Goal Setting
  • Communication
  • Advocacy