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Author Obeng, Cecilia S., author

Title Selected topics on pre-K-6 health education : from research to practice / Cecilia S. Obeng
Published New York : Novinka, 2014
©2014
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Description 1 online resource (146 pages)
Series Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World
Education in a competitive and globalizing world series.
Contents SELECTED TOPICS ON PRE-K-6 HEALTH EDUCATION: FROM RESEARCH TO PRACTICE; SELECTED TOPICS ON PRE-K-6 HEALTH EDUCATION: FROM RESEARCH TO PRACTICE; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Chapter 1: PARENTS' FEELINGS ON UNDER-AGED CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION WITH, AND CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; DATA AND METHOD; THEORETICAL UNDERPINNINGS; RESULTS; DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Chapter 2: IMMIGRANT CHILDREN'S SCHOOLING IN THE UNITED STATES; BACKGROUND TO CHAPTER; INTRODUCTION; SITE AND DATA; RESEARCH QUESTIONS; DATA ANALYSIS
Activity 12: placing favorite foods on paper platesactivity 13: healthy foods and unhealthy foods; activity 14: using stories to encourage children to eat healthy; activity 15: physical activity to enhance health; activity 16: playground safety; activity 17: making rules about playground equipment; activity 18: riding a bicycle: riding for fun and improving your health; activity 19: encouraging physical activity in the classroom; activity 20: choosing a favorite physical activity to perform in order to help children get their daily recommended physical activity; activity 21: fire safety
DISCUSSIONCONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Chapter 3: HEALTH LESSONS IN EARLY ELEMENTARY CLASSROOMS; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; METHODOLOGY; FINDINGS; DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION; SIGNIFICANCE; REFERENCES; Chapter 4: HEALTH ACTIVITIES IN PRESCHOOL CLASSROOMS: DO PRESCHOOL CHILDREN GET ENOUGH INFORMATION ABOUT HEALTHY LIVING BEHAVIOR IN THEIR CLASSROOMS?; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; METHODOLOGY; RESULTS; FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION; LIMITATION OF STUDY; CONCLUSION; IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE; REFERENCES; Chapter 5: FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; PROCEDURE; RESULTS; DISCUSSION
The curriculum materials guidelines for implementing the curriculum and what the materials will help achieve if properly implementedpersonal health activities; activity 1: dental health activities; activity 2: activity on teeth brushing; activity 3: hand washing; activity 4: using the bathroom; activity 5: coughing; activity 6: activities on coughing; activity 7: not putting things in the mouth; activity 8: drinking water for good health; activity 9: activities on nutrition; activity 10: introducing varieties of food; activity 11: nutrition activities for three-year-olds
Summary AND RECOMMENDATIONSREFERENCES; Chapter 6: INCLUSION OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES IN THE CLASSROOM; ABSTRACT; LITERATURE REVIEW ON INCLUSION IN THE UNITED STATES; INCLUSION IN GHANA'S EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Chapter 7: IMMIGRANTS SHARE THEIR CHILDCARE/PRESCHOOL HEALTH-RELATED EXPERIENCES IN THE US; PAST LITERATURE; AIM OF THE STUDY; METHODOLOGY; FINDINGS; REFERENCES; PART TWO: TEACHING IDEAS; BACKGROUND AND INTRODUCTION; BACKGROUND; INTRODUCTION
This book discusses health education for children, particularly for preschool and elementary age children. This area of health education among children is very important because of a recent increase in childhood health problems such as obesity and type-2 diabetes. All chapters are based on research on data collected on the experiences of parents and teachers in childcare/preschools, elementary schools, and on the author's personal experience as a practitioner. The early years are the most important years in a child's life and because of that, preschool health education should not focus on teac
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed September 18, 2014)
Subject Health education (Elementary) -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 163321785X (electronic bk.)
9781633217850 (electronic bk.)