Presentation on theme: "“Fun Tools in the Classroom” Presented by: Elizabeth S. Silvey, RN, MSN Lynn W. Hardison, RN, CMA, MBA-HMT."— Presentation transcript:
“Fun Tools in the Classroom” Presented by: Elizabeth S. Silvey, RN, MSN Lynn W. Hardison, RN, CMA, MBA-HMT
Challenges of Teaching Transitioning from the healthcare setting to a classroom teacher Navigating updates and changes in the health science curriculum Working with limited budgets to purchase equipment and supplies Developing lesson plans for substitutes that are meaningful and easy to follow Making challenging health-related topics interesting, understandable, and FUN!
Health care Foundation Teaching health care foundation standards: Collaborate with the regional Area Health Education Center to offer Youth Health Service Corp Module training that piggybacks nicely with Health Science II curriculum Supplements North Carolina Honors level course requirements
Health care Foundation East Carolina University Brody Ambassadors Jackson Turbeville, Brody School of Medicine Prevent Blindness NC
Health Care Foundation Volunteer Opportunities: American Red Cross Community Blood Centers Other Blood Centers Local Community Organizations Charity Organizations Hospice All of the above offer opportunities for Health Science II to earn service hours and create projects to add to their portfolios.
Meaningful Movies Thought provoking movies can be great resources to reinforce objectives in health science Used to create writing prompts Evoke research using technology Encourage classroom discussions and debates Provide visualization for complex topics Use in entirety or segments
Portfolios It is never too soon to start creating professional portfolios Digital Hard-copy Resume Transcript Credentials Honors and awards Volunteer service hours Letters of reference Immunization records Miscellaneous
Structural Organization Teaching anatomical and physiological structures: Twinkie Surgery Gummy Bear Lab Snicker Skin Hematocrit Orange Brain Walk the Heart Picture Man Bandana Head Skeletal Crafts Urinary Model Body Journal
Structural Organization Vertebrae Model Muscle Simon Says Asthma Simulation Glove Hearts Cup Hearts Jell-O Skin Skin Model Cerebrum Hats Yarn Head Neuron Man
Critical Thinking Teaching critical thinking, communication, and team building: Helium Pole Magic Stones Surfing the Tube Bull’s Ring Swiss Cheese Transport Maze Extemporaneous Clay or Foam Models Pin the Tail on the Body Builder Terminology Tiles Scrabble Group Draw Fairy Tales using Legal and Ethical Terms
Review Activities Reviewing for formative and post assessments: Musical Circles Beach Ball Toss Foldables Baseball Medical Hop Scotch Medical Simon Says Extemporaneous Posters of Concepts
Resources National Consortium of Health Science Education North Carolina Centers for the Advancement of Teaching Health Science-Activities in a Pinch