Health and Safety Courses

CURRENT HEALTH ISSUES

                                                     (CHI)

 

Current Health Issues, an elective course that can be aligned toIndiana’s Academic Standards for Health & Wellness, focuses on specific health issues and/or emerging trends in health and wellness, but not limited to: personal health and wellness; non-communicable and communicable diseases; nutrition; mental and emotional health; tobacco-prevention; alcohol and other drug-prevention; human development and family health; health care and/or medical treatments; and national and/or international health issues. This course provides students with the knowledge and skills of health and wellness core concepts, analyzing influences, accessing information, interpersonal communication, decision-making and goal-setting skills, health-enhancing behaviors, and health and wellness advocacy skills.

  • Recommended Grade Level: 11-12
  • Recommended Prerequisites: High School Health & Wellness Education
  • Credits: 1 credit, 1 semester course
  • Counts as an Elective for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas
  • A Career Academic Sequence or Flex Credit Course

 

 

HEALTH & WELLNESS EDUCATION

                                                 (HLTH&WELL)

 

Health & Wellness, a course based onIndiana’s Academic Standards for Health & Wellness, provides the basis to help students adopt and maintain healthy behaviors. Health education should contribute directly to a student’s ability to successfully practice behaviors that protect and promote health and avoid or reduce health risks. Through a variety of instructional strategies, students practice the development of functional health information (essential concepts); determine personal values that support health behaviors; develop group norms that value a healthy lifestyle; develop the essential skills necessary to adopt, practice, and maintain health-enhancing behaviors. This course includes the application of priority areas in a planned, sequential, comprehensive health education curriculum. Priority areas include: promoting personal health and wellness, physical activity, healthy eating, promoting safety and preventing unintentional injury and violence, promoting mental and emotional health, a tobacco-free lifestyle and an alcohol- and other drug-free lifestyle and promoting human development and family health. This course provides students with the knowledge and skills of health and wellness core concepts, analyzing influences, accessing information, interpersonal communication, decision-making and goal-setting skills, health-enhancing behaviors, and health and wellness advocacy skills.

  • Recommended Grade Level: 10
  • Recommended Prerequisites: Grade 9 courses
  • Credits: 1 credit, 1 semester course
  • Fulfills the Health requirement for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors, Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas
  • A Career Academic Sequence or Flex Credit course

 

     

ADVANCED HEALTH & WELLNESS

                                              (ADV HLTH ED)

 

Advanced Health & Wellness,an elective course that is aligned to theIndiana’s Academic Standards for Health & Wellness, provides advanced knowledge and skills to help students adopt and maintain healthy behaviors. Through a variety of instructional strategies, students practice the development of functional advanced health information (essential concepts); determine personal values that support health behaviors; develop group norms that value a healthy lifestyle; develop the essential skills necessary to adopt, practice, and maintain health-enhancing behaviors. Advanced Health & Wellness provides students with an in-depth study of promoting personal health and wellness, physical activity, healthy eating, promoting safety and preventing unintentional injury and violence, promoting mental and emotional health, a tobacco-free lifestyle and an alcohol- and other drug-free lifestyle and promoting human development and family health.The scientific components of health and wellness, health issues and concerns, health risk appraisals, individual wellness plans, health promotion and health careers are expanded and explored within the context of the course.This course provides students with the advanced knowledge and skills of health and wellness core concepts, analyzing influences, accessing information, interpersonal communication, decision-making and goal-setting skills, health-enhancing behaviors, and health and wellness advocacy skills.

  • Recommended Grade Level: 10 – 12
  • Recommended Prerequisites: High School Health & Wellness Education
  • Credits: 1 credit, 1 semester course
  • Counts as an Elective for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas
  • A Career Academic Sequence or Flex Credit Course

 

 

Physical Education Courses

 

  

PHYSICAL EDUCATION I (L)

                                                  (PHYS ED)

 

Physical Education Ifocuses on instructional strategies through a planned, sequential, and comprehensive physical education curriculum which provide students with opportunities toactively participate in at least four of the following: team sports; dual sport activities; individual physical activities; outdoor pursuits; self-defense and martial arts; aquatics; gymnastics; and dance, all which are within the framework of lifetime physical activities and fitness.Ongoing assessment includes both written and performance-based skill evaluation. Individual assessments may be modified for individuals with disabilities, in addition to those with IEP’s and 504 plans (e.g., chronic illnesses, temporary injuries, obesity, etc.). See 511 IAC 7-27-9, 7-27-11.

  • Recommended Grade Level: 9 – 12
  • Recommended Prerequisites: Grade 8 Physical Education
  • Credits: 1 credit, a 1 semester course
  • Fulfills part of the Physical Education requirement for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas or counts as an Elective for any diploma
  • A Career Academic Sequence or Flex Credit course
  • Recommended: Classes are co-educational unless the activity involves bodily contact or groupings based on an objective standard of individual performance developed and applied without regard to gender.
  • Adapted physical education must be offered, as needed, in the least restricted environment and must be based upon an individual assessment.

 

   

PHYSICAL EDUCATION II (L)

                                                  (PHYS ED II)

 

Physical Education IIfocuses on instructional strategies through a planned, sequential, and comprehensive physical education curriculum which provide students with opportunities toactively participate in four of the following that were not in PHYS ED I: team sports; dual sport activities; individual physical activities; outdoor pursuits; self-defense and martial arts; aquatics; gymnastics; and dance, all which are within the framework of lifetime physical activities and fitness.Ongoing assessment includes both written and performance-based skill evaluation. Individual assessments may be modified for individuals with disabilities, in addition to those with IEP’s and 504 plans (e.g., chronic illnesses, temporary injuries, obesity, etc.). See 511 IAC 7-27-9, 7-27-11.

·        Recommended Grade Level: 9 – 12

·        Recommended Prerequisites: Physical Education I

·        Credits: 1 credit per 1 semester

·        Fulfills part of the Physical Education requirement for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas or counts as an Elective for any diploma

·        A Career Academic Sequence or Flex Credit course

·        Recommended: Classes are co-educational unless the activity involves bodily contact or groupings based on an objective standard of individual performance developed and applied without regard to gender. Adapted physical education must be offered, as needed, in the least restricted environment and must be based upon an individual assessment.

·        Adapted physical education must be offered, as needed, in the least restricted environment and must be based upon an individual assessment.

 

 

 ELECTIVE PHYSICAL EDUCATION (L)

                                                  (ELECT PE)

 

Elective Physical Education, a course based on selected standards from theIndiana’s Academic Standards for Physical Education,identifies what a student should know and be able to do as a result of a quality physical education program. The goal of a physically educated student is to maintain appropriate levels of cardio-respiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition necessary for a healthy and productive life.Elective Physical Education promotes lifetime sport and recreational activities and provides an opportunity for an in-depth study in one or more specific areas. A minimum of two of the following activities should be included:team sports; dual sports activities; individual physical activities; outdoor pursuits; self-defense and marital arts; aquatics; gymnastics; and dance.It includes the study of physical development concepts and principles of sport and exercise as well as opportunities to develop or refine skills and attitudes that promote lifelong fitness. Students have the opportunity to design and develop an appropriate personal fitness program that enables them to achieve a desired level of fitness. Ongoing assessment includes both written and performance-based skill evaluation. Individual assessments may be modified for individuals with disabilities, in addition to those with IEP’s and 504 plans (e.g., chronic illnesses, temporary injuries, obesity, etc.). See 511 IAC 7-27-9, 7-27-11.

  • Recommended Grade Level: 10 – 12
  • Recommended Prerequisites: Physical Education I and II
  • Credits: 1 credit per 1 semester. A maximum of 6 credits may be earned provided that there is no course or skill level duplication.
  • Counts as an Elective for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas
  • Recommended: Classes are co-educational unless the activity involves bodily contact or groupings based on an objective standard of individual performancedeveloped and applied without regard to gender.
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