One-third of all eye injuries in the U.S. happen to children but a full 90% are PREVENTABLE! Nationwide Children's Hospital, in collaboration with Prevent Blindness Ohio, is providing this free web-based eye health and safety program for junior high and high school classrooms. It has been revised, updated and expanded to meet current Ohio and national Science, Technology, Phys Ed, and Health Education Standards for grades 7 -12.
One Pair of Eyes© is an Eye Health and Safety Curriculum was developed to positively affect Ohio students’ attitudes towards the use of personal eye protection, and their ability to identify appropriate eye health and safety practices. Safety is NO accident: knowing what to do (and not do) can make all the difference!
This program is intended for teens – for younger (K-6) students go to www.wiseabouteyes.org for great resources on eye health and safety!
One Pair of Eyes® is funded by the Ohio Department of Health Bureau of Child and Family Health Services’ Save Our Sight Program, and is supported by Prevent Blindness Ohio and Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Lesson plans include a variety of teaching techniques and feature activities to drive home relevant eye safety messages to Ohio’s teens. Continuing Education Credits may be available to instructors who access the one hour course training, which is on-line and on-demand (self-paced).
Teachers, school nurses, administrators and home school groups: click the link below to register to view and access the full curriculum, call (614) 355-0679 or email OnePairofEyes@NationwideChildrens.org for more information on how to bring this FREE program to your classrooms.
If you can “see” yourself using this program, register now.