Health Curriculum

  • Philosophy Statement

    KIBSD Health education is an essential part of each student’s overall education. The health program will strive to develop healthy individuals who contribute positively to self, family, and community. This philosophy includes grade appropriate mental, emotional, physical, social, sexual, and consumer health.

    Health literate individuals are aware of their personal values, are critical thinkers, problem solvers, responsible and productive citizens, self: directed learners, and effective communicators.

    KIBSD Health education is based on the National Health Education Standards and Alaska’s Skills for a Healthy Life. The National Health Education Standards are written expectations for what students should know and be able to do by grades 2, 5, 8, and 12 to promote personal, family, and community health.

    National Health Educations Standards:

    • Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
    • Standard 2: Students will analyze the influences of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.
    • Standard 3: Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products, and services to enhance health.
    • Standard 4: Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
    • Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision: making skills to enhance health.
    • Standard 6: Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal: setting skills to enhance health.
    • Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health: enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
    • Standard 8: Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.

     

Grade Level Overview

  • Kindergarten - Grade 5

  • Grade 6

  • Grade 7

  • Grade 8

  • Grades 9-10

  • Grades 11-12