Healthy Children and Classroom Communities   [Archived Catalog]
2022-2023 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

ED 372 - Healthy Children and Classroom Communities

3 Credit(s)
This course examines how a classroom community promotes the social and academic growth of pupils. Through study, collaborative learning, and reflection, candidates will explore how to create a safe, caring and respectful environment that enhances students' rights and responsibilities. Also through cooperation, collaboration, choice, self-assessment activities; home-school communication will be discussed and its impact on the classroom community. Students will use the state content standards for teaching Physical Education and Health to develop lesson plans. Students will also examine issues and responsibilities involving class rules and procedures, safety, and bullying, as well as legal and practical issues pertaining to child abuse. The completion of this course satisfies the CA state requirement in health education for the multiple subject and educational specialist credential applicants. Infant, Child and Adult CPR Certification will also be completed at this time.