Health Education

The mission of the Oregon Department of Education and David Douglas School District is to foster equity and excellence for every learner.  Health Education standards help define the knowledge and skills students will need throughout their K-12 experience.  Standards also provide consistency in what is taught to students across our state to ensure equity in education.

 

Health Standards and Performance Indicators:

Standard 1:  Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.

Standard 2:  Students will analyze the influence 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.

 

Link to the K-12 Health Education Standards