What is the Michigan Model?
● Comprehensive, skill-based health ed. curriculum that shares your goal of helping
people live happier, healthier lives
● Nationally-recognized curriculum
● Research-based; aligned to standards
● Easy-to-use, sequential lesson plans that meet instructional requirements
● Builds knowledge/skills students need to be successful in school & life
● Students who use this model have better understanding of health-ed topics & make
● Easy to follow
● Builds lesson in sequence
● Gives detailed lesson plans for inexperienced/experienced teachers
● Reginal trainers present to help assist teacher
● Teachers attend training on how to use model
● Small cost for schools to use-- NOT TRUE
● Doesn't always allow freedom from teachers to add personal mark
● Students may not be ready for some content & some are way too advanced for the
● Doesn't fit into school district health standards
● Is not consistent program that all schools use
● How lessons are structured:
○ Teacher Input
○ **Comes with worksheets in the books that vary.
● Easy to follow?: Worksheets are easy, very clear for teachers.
● Meet standards for student needs of their age?: For the most part, has so much variety
and is very detailed.
● Types of resources provided for students: Classroom manipulatives (pens, pencils,
crafts, worksheets, etc).
● Good or bad resources:
○ Mediocre, teachers need to buy all supplies on their own (and each lesson has a
● Interactive resources?: