"One lesson that stood out to me was when my partner and I were teaching the students about the relationship between physical activity and emotional health. Growing up, I never learned that physical activity has an effect on anything else but my physical health. However, in this lesson, we explored the effects that engaging in physical activity can have on our emotional well-being."
"As a sophomore at Emory, I began to realize the importance of adequately and accurately disseminating health information, along with my personal passion for teaching. Therefore, when I learned about the opportunity of creating and teaching health lessons for King Middle School, I was beyond excited."
Editor’s Note: This post is part of a series of blog posts written by Human Health students in the Health 1,2,3,4 program’s Health 497 course – Community Health Education Strategies. To see an overview of the program and this series, please…
"It is a relief to know that we do not have to have all the answers when it comes to health. During my King Middle School experience and interaction with the students and staff, it became crystal clear why health education is such an invaluable component to a public school education. In my opinion, the reason why health education is so crucial to public schools is because health is an experience we all share."