Home  | Feedback  | Building Report Card  | Search  | Related Topics  | Terms of Use


  
      Process Skills
      Career and Life Planning
      Resource Management
      Nutrition and Wellness
      Balancing Career and Family
      Parenting
      Comprehensive Introductory-level Work and Family Studies
      Food Science
      Education, Early Childhood Education and Human Services-Level 1
      Education, Early Childhood Education and Human Services-Level 2
      Education, Early Childhood Education and Human Services-Level 3
      Fashion, Textiles, and Interiors Production and Services-Level 1
      Fashion, Textiles, and Interiors Production and Services-Level 2
      Fashion, Textiles, and Interiors Production and Services-Level 3
      Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management-Level 1
      Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management-Level 2
      Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management-Level 3


 
   Grade 6
   Grade 7
   Grade 8
   Grade 9
   Grade 10
   Grade 11
   Grade 12


  
      History, Government, Economics, and Geography, Approved 2005
      Mathematics, Approved 2003
      Reading, Approved 2003
      Science, Approved 2007
      Writing, Approved 2004
      Additional Content Areas

Grade 12  
Family and Consumer Sciences, Approved 2005  
0    Process Skills
     
  
Types Resources
Lesson Plans
9 available
Resources
Links (click to open)Description
A User's Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Web This resource from the Medical Library Association (MLA) provides students in grades 9-12 with content evaluation guidelines and a list (with descriptions) of the MLA's ten most recommended health-related Web sites for accessing reliable and useful health information. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Alcohol Abuse Screening Quiz This self-assessment from The New York Times Company will help older teens and adults examine their own alcohol use to determine the extent to which a problem needs to be addressed. This test can be helpful in determining whether or not it may be time to get help. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Are You Troubled by Someone's Drinking? This self-assessment from the The New York Times Company will help older teens and adults examine how much someone else's alcohol drinking is affecting them and determine the extent to which a problem needs to be addressed. This test can be helpful in determining whether or not it may be time to get help. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Drug Abuse Screening Quiz This self-assessment from the The New York Times Company will help older teens and adults examine their own drug use to determine the extent to which a problem needs to be addressed. This test can be helpful in determining whether or not it may be time to get help. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine This 16-minute Flash-based tutorial from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health helps students in grades 9-12 learn how to evaluate the health information that they find on the Web. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Evidence-Based Medicine This resource from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) helps students in grades 9-12 understand what it means to be evidence-based, how to search for and recognize evidence in medical literature, and how to use evidence to improve decision-making and long-term health. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Helping a Possible Addict This resource from the Mount Holyoke College Office of Health Services provides a list of several steps for approaching people who may have a problem with drugs or alcohol and are in need of help. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
High/Scope Perry Preschool Program This best practice brief (PDF) from KSDE and Designed Instruction LLC provides up-to-date information on the High/Scope Perry Preschool Program, a framework of educational practices emphasizing the need for a supportive environment to very young children ages 0-4. The program encourages the development of independent thinking, initiative, and creativity, thus increasing the chance of higher academic performance as well as adherence to healthy lifestyles in later life. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
How Can I Help a Friend Who Cuts? This article from The Nemours Foundation provides teens with useful information on how they can help when a friend exhibits cutting behavior, including listening, helping them to find adult assistance, helping them to find alternatives to cutting, and being a good role model. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
How to Find Medical Information This resource from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) provides a comprehensive compilation of methods and direct sources from which students in grades 8-12 can acquire information related to a variety of health-related topics, including government agencies, libraries, Internet, and even telephone and fax services. The resource also helps students to use information wisely, apply a dose of healthy sketicism, and determine possible routes to take when questions still loom. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
International Friendship Day This two-page resource (PDF) from UNICEF helps high school students understand the power of bullying and friendship. The resource is intended to be read at an assembly to correspond with International Friendship Day which is August 8th. (SDFSCA Approved Activity E.xiii - Violence prevention and education programs that address victimization associated with prejudice and intolerance, and that include activities designed to help students develop a sense of individual responsibility and respect for the rights of others, and to resolve conflicts without violence.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Is this health information good for me? This resource from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) provides students in grades 6-12 with straightforward criteria to help them determine whether or not health information they have obtained is valid and applies to them personally or only to other populations. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Miracle Health Claims: Add a Dose of Skepticism This resource, produced jointly by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), helps students in grades 9-12 learn the importance of spotting and avoiding unproven and often fraudulent claims regarding health-related products, devices, and/or treatments. The resource deals specifically with common health fraud targets, assessing claims for dietary supplements, safety concerns, how to spot false claims, avoiding unscrupulous dealers, and how to report potential problems. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
My Friend Is Talking About Running Away: What Should I Do? This article from The Nemours Foundation provides teens with useful information on how they can involve trusted adults to help in a situation in which a friend is contemplating running away, and alternative resources to provide to their friend should that not work. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
My Friend Is Talking About Suicide: What Should I Do? This article from The Nemours Foundation provides teens with useful information on how they can help in situations where a friend is contemplating suicide. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Understanding Risk This resource from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) helps students in grades 6-12 learn about what goes into interpreting media headlines describing research results, types of scientific studies, clinical trials, understanding scientific results, and what to look for to determine reliability and applicability of reports of studies and new findings related to health and medicine. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Value of Parent-Teacher Meetings Increases at High School Level This three-page article (PDF) from USA Today provides encouragement and a rationale for continued contact and mutual support between teachers and parents as students enter their high school years. (SDFSCA Approved Activity E.xi - Programs that encourage students to seek advice from, and to confide in, a trusted adult regarding concerns about violence and illegal drug use.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction

Kansas State Department of Education
120 SE 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1182
(785) 296-3201