Office of Health Education
Health Education Learning Goals

Kindergarten - Grade 12
(Based on the National Health Standards and the MSDE Health Education Outcomes and Indicators)

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of health promotion and disease prevention concepts to establish a foundation for leading healthy, productive lives. (Core concepts-CC)
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to access, analyze, and evaluate health information, products, and services in order to become health literate consumers.
    (Accessing information-AI)
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to identify and practice health enhancing behaviors and reduce risks to live safer, healthier lives. (Self-management-SM)
  • Students will analyze culture, media, technology, and other factors to determine their influence on health. (Internal and external influences-INF)
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance personal, family, and community health.
    (Interpersonal communication-IC)
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal setting and decision making skills to address issues related to personal, family, and community health.
    (Goal setting and decision making-D/G)
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health in order to influence quality of life. (Advocacy-AD)
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