Resources to Support the Nine Essential Content Areas

National Sexuality Education Standards

The Puberty Professor, Podcast and Blog

Sexual Health Education in Schools Position Statement, National Association of School Nurses (6 pages, printable)

Challenges and Opportunities for Change in Food Marketing to Children and Youth, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

MyPlate Activity Sheets, MyPlate.gov (free, printable handouts)

MyPlate Champion Pledge, MyPlate.gov (printable certificate)

Physical Activity: Moving Toward Obesity Solutions, Workshop Summary, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Nutrition Education in the K-12 Curriculum: The Role of National Standards Workshop Summary, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Information for Teens: Staying Healthy and Preventing STDs, CDC (2-page printable)

National Sexuality Education Standards

Resource Center for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention
Click on "Learning Activities" from the side bar. This will take you to an archive of free lesson plans.

SexEd Library

Straight Talk About Sexually Transmitted Infections, GirlsHealth.gov

Burn Prevention, CDC Child Safety and Injury Prevention

Child Passenger Safety, CDC Transportation Safety

Children and Fire Safety Tips, National Fire Protection Association (1 page, printable)

Drowning Prevention, CDC Child Safety and Injury Prevention

Human Trafficking in America's Schools: What Schools Can Do to Prevent, Respond and Help Students to Recover From Human Trafficking, National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments

I Spy Cooking Safety Video, National Fire Protection Association: Sparky School House

I Spy Fire Safety Video, National Fire Protection Association: Sparky School House

Smoke Alarms at Home, National Fire Protection Association (1 page, printable)

Trafficking in Urban, Suburban and Rural Areas, National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments

The Story of Sparky(R) the Fire Dog Video & Lesson Plan for Grades 1-2, National Fire Protection Association: Sparky School House

Erin's Law, New York State Education Department

Fight Child Abuse Video Series and  Resources (K-3), FightChildAbuse.org

Fight Child Abuse Video Series and  Resources (4-6), FightChildAbuse.org

Fight Child Abuse Video Series and  Resources (Teens), FightChildAbuse.org

Gangs in Schools: Responding to Gangs in Schools: A Collaborative Approach to School Safety, National Gang Center

KidsHealth in the Classroom: Suicide Prevention, The Nemours Foundation (printable)

My Body is Mine Activity Book (K-2), Tedi Bear Children Advocacy Center (downloadable)

Safety Rocks Activity Book (3-4), Canadian Centre for Child Protection

Decoding Cancer: Interactive Lessons (9-12), Featuring BioCONECT (Interactive Lessons and Teacher Guides)

Teen Guide to Cancer Risk Factors, Cancer Pathways

Other Resources

Identify, Intervene and Advocate - National Education Association's materials regarding bullying & prevention

National Bullying Prevention Center - Bullying prevention resources, statistics, and tool kits

THE NEW YORK STATE CENTER FOR SCHOOL HEALTH CDC YOUTH RISK BEHAVIOR SURVEY (YRBS) RESULTS

CDC School Health Profiles

The School Health Profiles Survey (Profiles) is a system of surveys assessing school health policies and programs in states and large urban school districts. Profiles surveys are conducted biennially by state and local education and health agencies among middle and high school principals and lead health education teachers.

CDC Student Health and Academic Achievement Fact Sheets

The Student Health and Academic Achievement fact sheets and PowerPoint slides highlight the association between student health-risk behaviors and academic grades based on YRBS data. Individual fact sheets on the six categories of health-risk behaviors and an overarching fact sheet containing compelling associations are available for download via the Student Health and Academic Achievement website. These one-page fact sheets include both tables and graphic representations of these significant associations along with bullet-point summaries. Comprehensive PowerPoint slides containing graphs of all the significant associations among health-risk behavior variables and academic grades are also available.

School Health Policies & Practices Study Results 2014

A Mandatory Daily Active Recess Policy Implementation Guide by DASH NY

Every Kid Healthy, A Toolkit for Family and Community Involvement in Improving School Health from Action for Healthy Kids

In an effort to help health educators plan skills-based sequential lesson, we're collecting complete learning experiences. These samples include teacher plans, teacher resources, student handouts and all the necessary components to take and teach.

Power of Choice Learning Experience - A middle school learning experience on decision making and alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

Stress Management Learning Experience - A high school learning experience on stress management and violence prevention.

Stress Management Activity & Assessment

Stress Management & STEM

Communication UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

Communication Experimentation