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Traci Gauer, Principal

1212 University Ave. West, Saint Paul, MN 55104

(651) 744-1212 | Get Directions

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360 Colborne Street, Saint Paul, MN, 55102

651-767-8100 | Get Directions

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Health Standards and Benchmarks

  • Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention. 

    • The students will analyze the interrelationships of mental, emotional, social, and physical health throughout life.
    • The students will analyze the impact of personal health behaviors on the functioning of the body systems.
    • The students will describe how to delay onset of potential health problem (based on daily life choices, heredity, environment and other influences).
    • The student will analyze the role of public health policies and laws in the prevention and control of disease and other health problems.
    • The students will analyze how the prevention and control of health problems are influenced by research and medial advances.

    Standard 2: Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid health information and health promoting products and services.

    • The students will analyze the cost and accessibility of health care services.
    • The students will analyze situations requiring professional health services.

     Standard 3: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and reduce health risks.

    • The student will research and evaluate strategies to manage stress in individuals and groups in school, work and/or social situations.
    • The student will develop strategies to reduce health-threatening situations in the community.
    • The students will develop strategies to improve or maintain personal, family and community health.

     Standard 4: Students will analyze the influence of culture, media, technology, and other factors on health.

    • The students will select and assess a school or community health issue resulting from the influence of culture, media, technology, and other factors and implement a solution for that issue.

     Standard 5: Student will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health.

    • The student will evaluate the effectiveness of communication methods for accurately expressing health information and ideas.

     Standard 6: Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting and decision making skills to enhance health.

    • The student will evaluate different strategies to use when making decisions related to the health needs and risks of young adults.
    • The students will design, evaluate and implement a plan for attaining a personal health goal.
    • The student will formulate a plan for optimal, lifelong health.

     Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.

    • The students will evaluate the effectiveness of communication methods for accurately expressing health information and ideas.
    • The student will adapt health messages and techniques to the characteristics of a particular audience.

     Suggested Adaptations for English Language Learner, Gifted and Talented and Special Education Students:

    • Adapted materials to learn course content
    • Experiential learning
    • Pre-printed notes
    • Bridging support within the classroom
    • Flexibility of timelines, due dates
    • Following of Individualized Education Plans(IEP’s)
    • Integrating curriculum with technology
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