• 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 hurley_j@cde.state.co.

    • Teaching Health Skills

      This module is foundational to teaching skills-based health education. As a participant or reviewer of this module, we highly recommend you do the progression of activities in order before moving on to the next set of modules. Each sub category in this module has its' own set of processing questions or an activity as a result of its' importance.

      In this module you will explore key health skills, identify potential models for health skills, examine a skills progression for teaching health skills. 

      Key Outcomes:

      1. Identify key health skills based on the National Health Education Standards.
      2. Use a basic teaching skills progression framework to explore how to teach key health skills.

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