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Standards - Health Education


Describe skills for communicating effectively with family, peers, and others to enhance health.

COS Examples

Examples: active listening, friendliness, confidence, positive feedback, empathy, respect, understanding nonverbal cues, responsiveness


Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.


Assess personal health status and health practices to establish a baseline for setting health and fitness goals.

COS Examples

Examples: blood pressure, resting heart rate, BMI, vaccination status


Analyze the role of individual responsibility for enhancing health.


Describe healthy practices and behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and others.

COS Examples

Examples: effective communication skills and safety techniques, reading and understanding medicine labels, immunizations, wellness checkups and compliance


Identify negative behaviors that increase health risks to self and others.

COS Examples

Examples: distracted driving, drinking and driving, illegal drug use, vaping, smoking, unprotected sex, behaviors resulting in intentional or unintentional injuries, poor eating habits, physical inactivity