A comprehensive, up-to-date overview of health and wellness, with strategies for teaching health education in elementary and middle schools. Divided into three components, this text begins with an introductory overview of the philosophical bases for health education, national standards, and evaluation methods. Part II provides students, many of whom are not majors, a basic cognitive background for health education. Part III builds on the content provided thus far in the text with a variety of activities and strategies for approaching health education in the classroom. The theme of instilling lifelong health and wellness through positive lifestyle choices pervades the text.Anspaugh, David J. is the author of 'Teaching Today's Health', published 2001 under ISBN 9780205320400 and ISBN 0205320406.