Health

$145.00$295.00

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Instructor: Erin Wade
UC a-g credit: Not Eligible
NCAA: Not Eligible

Description

This course has multiple options for content. Please read below before making your selections:

Health Semester A:  This one-semester course in health is the first of two parts of a full-year course that covers various components of physical and nutritional health, personal and community health, injury prevention and safety, and mental, emotional and social health. It provides students with age-appropriate knowledge, skills, attitudes, and the preventative measures necessary for creating a life-long healthy lifestyle.  This essential class fosters the concept of living a healthy, well-balanced life in all facets. This course fuses everyday relevant health issues in an invigorating, exciting, explorative, technology-filled way allowing students a much more comprehensive and imaginative way to study themselves, and then make meaningful connections to the world around them.

Health Semester B:  This one-semester course in health is the second part of a full-year course that covers various components of growth, development, and sexual health in accordance with the California Healthy Youth Act, and instruction in alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. It provides students with age-appropriate knowledge, skills, attitudes, and the preventative measures necessary for creating a life-long healthy lifestyle. This essential class fosters the concept of living a healthy, well-balanced life in all facets. This course fuses everyday relevant health issues in an invigorating, exciting, explorative, technology-filled way allowing students a much more comprehensive and imaginative way to study themselves, and then make meaningful connections to the world around them.

Health Semester B CHYA Opt-Out Version :  This one-semester course in health is the second part of a full-year course that covers various components of life skills including life planning, goal setting, time management, and decision making, as well as resilience, mindfulness, and grit.  This class will also provide instruction in alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.  This is the opt-out version of this course, meaning learners will NOT be provided instruction in sexual health and HIV/AIDs prevention education. This class will provide students with age-appropriate knowledge, skills, attitudes, and the preventative measures necessary for creating a life-long healthy lifestyle.  This essential class fosters the concept of living a healthy, well-balanced life in all facets. This course fuses everyday relevant health issues in an invigorating, exciting, explorative, technology-filled way allowing students a much more comprehensive and imaginative way to study themselves, and then make meaningful connections to the world around them.

High School Health: Let’s Talk About Sex (and Other Stuff) 1 Quarter Course Only:  Welcome to High School Health: Let’s Talk About Sex (and Other Stuff).  This is an 8-week comprehensive sexual health education class covering growth, development and sexual health for teens.  The California Healthy Youth Act, Education Code §§51930-51939, requires California public schools, including charter schools, to provide comprehensive sexual health education. This course discusses all topics related to human sexual health and development, including life-planning and goal-setting, healthy relationships, relationship abuse, human trafficking, pregnancy and prevention, understanding and preventing HIV, AIDS and other STDs/STIs, gender identity and sexual orientation, and managing peer pressure.

The California Department of Education provides a list of recommended literature, both fiction and non-fiction, that covers many of the health topics in this course.  If you are interested in reading, you may want to check out this list of books.  As some of the themes are controversial, please make sure your parents approve of any literature you wish to read.  Conduct a simple search, scroll down to Discipline and choose Health, Grade Level Span is 9-12, click on search.

This course is compliant with the California Healthy Youth Act.

The purpose of the California Healthy Youth Act (California Education Code [EC] sections 51930-51939) is to provide every student with the knowledge and skills necessary to protect their sexual and reproductive health from unintended pregnancy, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Additional information

Semester

Health Semester B CHYA Opt-Out Version, High School Health: Quarter Course Only: Let's Talk About Sex, Track C starts July 1, Semester A, Semester B

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