From the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s Healthy Schools website:
Today’s state-of-the-art health education curricula reflect the growing body of research that emphasizes
- Teaching functional health information (essential knowledge)
- Shaping personal values and beliefs that support healthy behaviors
- Shaping group norms that value a healthy lifestyle
- Developing the essential health skills necessary to adopt, practice, and maintain health-enhancing behaviors.
Get the full details at Characteristics of an Effective Health Education Curriculum