Topic outline

  • Welcome!

    The modules in this course collectively create a comprehensive course to support educators teaching health education. The goal of health education is for students to gain knowledge and become proficient in skills that will help them adopt and maintain healthy lives.  

    These modules will equip educators to develop skills around implementing high impact teaching strategies and effective health education practices. Each of the course modules below focuses on one important aspect of health education. The modules are set up to be viewed sequentially; however, they are self-contained, meaning there is flexibility to review the modules individually at your leisure. Information on receiving a certificate for hours completion of the modules can be found in the  "Course Contact Hours Certificate of Completion" module.  Modules have been created by Colorado health educators with support from the Colorado Education Initiative, and funding from the Colorado Health Foundation. If you have questions or feedback regarding the course or modules feel free to contact

  • Educators have long recognized the value of actively engaging students in the role of historian. Document-Primary vs. Secondary Sources - The Differences You Must Know – Difference Campbased education can provide students with the chance to get ”inside” of history, and evaluate the diverse perspectives of primary and secondary sources. It’s an opportunity to engage and motivate students and teachers in a collaborative setting. 

    Key Outcomes:

    1. Identify how examination of primary and secondary resources can be used to explore health education topics.

    2. Identify resources and documents to engage students in examining primary and secondary in health education.

    • 1. How might you incorporate the role of historians for your students in your classroom from a health and well-being perspective?

      2. How might this role benefit students' health literacy?

      3. What skills or content areas do you envision students viewing and analyzing historical documents and resources?