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This guide features resources for teachers who teach about health and mental health

Featured Books from Your ATA Library

Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Elementary Health Education

Lesson Planning for Skills-Based Elementary Health Education is a highly practical resource for elementary health educators or general classroom teachers looking for innovative ways to implement health education. The text offers effective skills-based learning activities, lessons, units, and assessments for your classroom that you can use as they are or with modifications to meet the needs of your students.

Go Go Yoga for Kids

If you are looking for ways to effectively teach yoga to children and increase their mindfulness, self-confidence, stress management, and self-control, Go Go Yoga for Kids: Yoga Lessons for Children provides all the tools and resources you will need. Over 150 fun and creative yoga games, activities, and challenges for all ages - Kids yoga lesson planning guides and templates

The Essentials of Teaching Health Education

This title presents a skills-based approach to teaching K-12 health education that prepares students for success in the 21st century. It provides all you need in order to build, teach, and assess a health education program that will help your students become health-literate individuals, develop the 21st-century skills that they need for success in college and in their careers beyond, and maintain or improve health outcomes.

Pathways to Well-Being

We all want lives filled with balance, ease and contentment -- but how do we get there? In Pathways to Well-Being, authors Susan Brooks-Young and Sara Armstrong share steps to increasing well-being and discuss how six elements -- gratitude, positivity, focus, empathy, kindness and movement -- impact daily life. All of us, especially educators, influence those around us -- in our schools, in our communities and ultimately throughout the world. When we work toward supporting well-being for ourselves and others, our lives are enriched immensely.

Wellbeing in the Primary Classroom

In this practical and thoughtful book, experienced teacher and advisor on children's wellbeing, Adrian Bethune, takes the latest evidence and research from the science of happiness and positive psychology and brings them to life. Wellbeing in the Primary Classroom is packed full of tried-and-tested activities and techniques. It is an essential guide to supporting emotional and mental wellbeing in the primary classroom.

The Beauty of Dirty Skin

Dr. Whitney Bowe presents, for the first time, the connection between a healthy gut and radiant, clear skin, with a 21-day program to maximize skin health and beauty. Every year, nearly 80 million Americans will consult their doctors about their skin. Unfortunately, however, the vast majority will receive only a surface-level treatment, leaving the underlying conditions at the root of their skin issues unresolved. Skin doesn't lie; it reflects overall health in unimaginable ways.

Promoting Active Lifestyles in Schools

Promoting Active Lifestyles in Schools is ideal for those who want to promote healthy, active lifestyles in schools--not just during physical education classes, but throughout the school day. This book presents a holistic perspective on physical activity, exposing teachers to a broad spectrum of curricular and noncurricular opportunities to enhance their pupils'' engagement with physical activity, as well as the tools and resources to do it.

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