Teachers and School Nurses can act as the first line of defense in educating students about high blood pressure.
The American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7 for Kids” is a collection of online and downloadable resources aimed at students that can be integrated into classroom lessons. The “It Takes Heart to Be a Hero” program is a collection of posters, lessons, and activities for K-5 teachers to use in the classroom.
Contributors: Sarah Alaniz, Gratia Brooks, Eva Cheng, Maddy Dibble, Raquel Hernandez, Rachel Kinney, Jennifer Ko, Carly Whalen
To help make these resources more adaptable for classroom use, Take2Heart has modified one of these resources to be a leveled, Common-Core aligned lesson, ready for immediate classroom implementation
Contributors: Olivia Brown, Dreca Weaver, Emma Alafe, Jenny Becerra, Jenny Choi, Griselda Gonzalez, AshleyAnne James