|Health Education Syllabus Grade III Teachers' College In Uganda (SHEP, 63 p.)|
By the end of this unit, students should be able to:
1. State the aims/objectives of Basic Science and Health Education for Primary schools syllabus and Grade III Teachers College syllabus.
2. Explain the methods/approaches used in teaching Health Education.
3. Suggest appropriate and relevant methods of teaching specific topics.
4. Describe the kinds of materials for use in teaching Health Education.
5. Design and produce materials for use in Health Education.
6. Explain the various kinds of evaluation tools.
7. Keep records for students progress
8. Use the available Health Kits creatively.
1. Familiarization with and interpretation of Primary school, Basic Science and Health Education Syllabus.
(a) Aims and Objectives
(b) Contents of units of the syllabus
(c) Teachers Guides and Pupils Books
(d) Health kits
2. Aims of Health Education in Schools.
3. Methods and approaches of teaching Health Education.
(a) What they are and their appropriate use:
(i) chalk and talk
(ii) project method
(v) field trips
(vi) role play
(vii) collection, recording and interpretation of information.
(viii) class organisation
(ix) question and answer
(xi) construction and maintenance of teaching learning materials.
(xii) use of resource person
(xiii) use of multi-media.
NB: This list is not complete
4. (a) Planning for teaching Health Education.
(i) schemes of work
(ii) lesson plans/notes
(iii) Designing an activity
(iv) use of books, kits and other resources.
(v) selection of books for references
(b) Field trips and planning visits.
5. Checking on childrens progress.
(a) Purpose of assessment in Health Education
(b) Kinds of Assessment tools a teacher can use.
(c) Purpose of record keeping.
(d) How to keep records.
6. SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES AND METHODS
- Demonstration of skills
- Observation of participative lessons.
- Observation of improvement in individual health habits in school and at home.
- Oral Exercises
- Written Exercises
- Observation and recording
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