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Health Literacy Curriculum Resources

 Staying Healthy for Beginners: An English Learner’s Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living (Teacher's Guide), is a curriculum that seeks to enhance students' understanding of health information, while at the same time improving their English language and literacy skills. The resource is a beginner’s addition to the original Staying Healthy: An English Learner’s Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living. Go to http://lincs.ed.gov/professional-development/resource-collections/profile-770

The Staying Healthy Student Resource Book is at http://www.floridaliteracy.org/shfb.pdf

Queens Library Health Literacy Curriculum for ESOL Learners, written for a library-based class to improve English language skills in the context of learning about health, at

http://www.queenslibrary.org/services/health-info/english-for-your-health/teacher-beginner-level

Virginia Adult ESOL Health Literacy Toolkit was created by a hospital social worker and ESOL educator, to offer explanations, tips, materials, and links to help ESOL teachers and programs better understand and address the health literacy challenges faced by adult English language learners in U.S. health care at http://www.valrc.org/toolkit/

Your Health: The Science Inside, a booklet to be used to help students build important health literacy skills at http://ehrweb01.aaas.org/science-inside/files/2012/03/YourHealth.pdf

Small Steps to Health and Wealth™, a program designed to motivate consumers to implement behavior change strategies that simultaneously improve their health and personal finances, at http://njaes.rutgers.edu/sshw/

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