STAYING HEALTHY: Health Literacy Curriculum and Resources for ESOL

Date: Dec. 16, 2010

Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Location: Online! All you need is an Internet connection and speakers
Description: Learn how to integrate health literacy into high beginning and low intermediate level Adult ESOL instruction. Increase health literacy awareness among your students and encourage them to make healthy choices in their lives.

This 1.5-hour session includes an overview of the freely available Staying Healthy curriculum and its additions— Women’s Health and Coping with Stress. The virtual training emphasizes hands-on activities/resources and time for discussion and idea sharing. Participants will receive a Staying Healthy Student and Teacher’s Resource upon completion of the training evaluation.

At the conclusion of this session individuals will be able to:

 Understand how to incorporate health lessons into their ESOL classroom
 Understand project-based learning
 Identify some health-related activities that would be suitable for project-based learning

Fee: Free. Please share this with your fellow tutors and teachers.

Presenter: Naomi Soto is the Health Literacy Coordinator for the Florida Literacy Coalition. Naomi manages the Health Literacy Grant Initiative, a program sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, she acts as a resource and support person for statewide health literacy programs.

A collaborative learning event brought to you by the Florida Literacy Coalition made possible through the generous support of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida.

To register for the training, click here or to register by phone call (800) 237-5113.

If you have questions, please contact
Naomi Soto, 407-246-7110 x. 209, soton@floridaliteracy.org
STAYING HEALTHY: Health Literacy Curriculum and Resources for ESOL

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