ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (6) 13 :
6.4.1) Apply effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills to enhance health.

Examples: praise, high-five, fist bump, thumbs up

a. Demonstrate appropriate nonverbal communication skills someone could use when upset.

Examples: walking away, remaining calm and quiet

[HE] (7) 21 :
7.7.2) Demonstrate healthy practices and behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and others.

Examples: practicing proper use of prescription medications, good nutrition, proper rest, regular exercise; avoiding driver distractions

[HE] HED (9-12) 21 :
HE.4.4) Demonstrate how to ask for and offer assistance to enhance the health of self and others.

Examples: accessing crisis hotlines for suicide, sexual and physical abuse, and human trafficking; community resource materials

[HE] HA (10-12) 10 :
HA.7.1) Analyze the role of individual responsibility for enhancing health.

[HE] HA (10-12) 11 :
HA.7.2) Demonstrate a variety of healthy practices and behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and peers.

Subject: Health Education (6 - 12)
Title: Transitions to Independent Living: Move to Include
URL: https://thinktv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/mti17.transitions.independent.living/transitions-to-independent-living-move-to-include/
Description:

There are options for people with intellectual disabilities to live on their own. Assisted living programs help connect adults to housing in the community and assist them in skill building to promote independence. Cori Piels describes her transition and goals for living on her own. This video can be played during a lesson on promoting independent living and how to demonstrate healthy practices.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (7) 3 :
7.1.3) Determine barriers to practicing healthy behaviors.

Examples: lack of finances, access to health services, social support

a. Examine how nutritional choices and psychological issues may lead to eating disorders.

[HE] (7) 7 :
7.2.2) Explain how communities can affect personal health practices and behaviors.

Examples: public policies regarding water pollution, air quality, tobacco use

[HE] (7) 8 :
7.2.3) Describe how the media can send mixed messages about health.

Examples: advertisements concerning tobacco, alcohol, and nutrition

[HE] (8) 16 :
8.5.1) Predict the impact on self and others when making a health-related decision.

Examples: following a time-management plan, walking to school, limiting caffeine intake, riding with an impaired driver

a. Analyze options as well as outcomes, when pressured by peers to perform illegal acts.

Examples: underage drinking leading to being arrested, injury or death when not wearing a seat belt, riding a motorcycle without a helmet resulting in head injury

[HE] HED (9-12) 1 :
HE.1.1) Predict how health literacy and behaviors can affect health status.

[HE] HED (9-12) 5 :
HE.1.5) Analyze the relationship between access to health care and health status.

Examples: relationship between health insurance coverage and life expectancy; access to medical care including primary care physician, hospital, vaccines

[HE] HED (9-12) 22 :
HE.5.1) Examine barriers that can hinder healthy decision-making.

Examples: peer pressure, cultural pressures, socio-economic status

[HE] HA (10-12) 10 :
HA.7.1) Analyze the role of individual responsibility for enhancing health.

[HE] HA (10-12) 11 :
HA.7.2) Demonstrate a variety of healthy practices and behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and peers.

Subject: Health Education (7 - 12)
Title: Coal's Deadly Dust - History of Coal-Mine Regulation
URL: https://thinktv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/fln37cdd-soc-blacklung/a-resurgence-in-black-lung-disease-coals-deadly-dust/support-materials/
Description:

Learn how the recent resurgence of progressive massive fibrosis, the most severe form of “black lung” disease, in miners across Appalachia has been linked to the failure of coal-mine regulations to limit silica dust levels in these excerpts from Coal’s Deadly Dust | FRONTLINE, in partnership with NPR.



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