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Quick Decision Making

Main Core Tie

Health Education I (7-8)
Strand 1: HEALTH FOUNDATIONS AND PROTECTIVE FACTORS OF HEALTHY SELF (HF) Standard HI.HF.2:

Time Frame

1 class periods of 90 minutes each

Group Size

Pairs

Life Skills

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Character

Authors

KRISTINE PAGE

Summary

Students will create, using Showme iPAD application, a 5 slide narrated presentation about the quick decision making tool HELP. Is it healthy? Is it ethical? Is it legal? Would my parents approval?


Materials

  • ipads or ipods for every 2 students
  • Access to a computer lab is recommended


Background for Teachers

Websites

Teachers will need an understanding of ShowMe and ipod/ipad usage. See tutorial link.


Student Prior Knowledge

Students will have a prior knowledge of the decision making process to include: H.E.L.P Healthy Ethical Legal Parental Approval


Intended Learning Outcomes

Objective 1 Develop strategies for a healthy self-concept. Students will be able to use the H.E.L.P. strategy to make effective quick decisions.


Instructional Procedures

Step 1

Students will learn how to use ShowMe

a) teacher's instruction
b) watching tutorial

Step 2

Students will review the H.E.L.P. decision making strategy (pg. 28 Glencoe Health 3 2009 textbook)

Step 3

Students will plan their ShowMe presentation that will demonstrate their knowledge of the H.E.L.P strategy.

Step 4

Students will create their ShowMe presentation

Step 5

Students will show their presentation to the class.


Strategies for Diverse Learners

Students wishing to expand on the H.E.L.P concept can create an extra presentation that demonstrates its use in a particular situation.


Assessment Plan

The finished ShowMe presentation will be the assessment learning tool.


Bibliography

  • UEN.org
  • UEN lesson Plans
  • SHOWME. iPad app


Rubrics

Created: 07/10/2012
Updated: 01/22/2020
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