Hawai`i Context COVID-19
Curricular Modules and Videos

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The Pacific Alliance Against COVID-19 (PAAC) Team understands that educators in our classrooms and communities have many roles that they play.  As educators ourselves, the PAAC Education Team has created interdisciplinary curricular content that not only addresses the issues and content connected to the pandemic itself, but also examines the historical context not just here in Hawai`i but through an Oceanic lens.  In this way, the content that has been created can support a wide range of educators, and community members who want to use relevant,compelling content that has implications towards addressing the issues of social justice related to the health disparities connected to the pandemic.  

How can our classrooms be a pathway towards equalizing the playing field when it comes to community health and total well being?  Educators who care about their students and families want to ensure that they are able to stay informed through trusted partnerships.  Thus the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine, has partnered with the University of Hawai`i College of Education to create curricular modules to build a connection between schools, students, families and the community at large.  In addition this partnership also extends to connecting families to public health services, including those provided by the AHARO Community Health Centers.

Educators:  You are greatly appreciated!

Browse Through All 4 Modules and Videos

Module 1:  Historical Context Hawai`i & The Pacific

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After viewing the video, we invite you to browse the Module 1 slides for additional content and links.  See button to the left to view module slides.

Then go on to Module 2 below.

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MODULE 2: MOʻOKŪʻAUHAU: MY GENEALOGY & BELOVED ʻOHANA BUBBLE

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After viewing the video, we invite you to browse the Module 2 slides for additional content and links.  See button to the left to view module slides.

Then go on Module 3 below.

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MODULE 3: COVID-19 PROTECTION & PREVENTION

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After viewing the video, we invite you to browse the Module 3 slides for additional content and links.  See button to the left to view module slides.

Then go on Module 4 below.

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MODULE 4: TESTING, VACCINES, AND VARIANTS 

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After viewing the video, we invite you to browse the Module 4 slides for additional content and links.  See button to the left to view module slides.

Mahalo for interacting with our curricular modules.  We welcome all feedback.  Please share feedback below.

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We invite you to provide us with feedback and suggestions on the videos and content module slides.

The Pacific Alliance Against COVID-19 is looking for grades 6-12 teachers at public, private and charter schools in Hawaii to provide feedback about our new COVID-19 Educator Certification Program.

 

Interested teachers will receive a $25 gift card (choose from Foodland, Longs, Starbucks, or Amazon) after watching a 15-minute video, reviewing slides and providing feedback on the module of their choice.

 

**Grades 6-12 Educators are also eligible to be certified and receive up to $200 upon certification.

PAAC COVID-19 Educator Workshops & Feedback Sessions

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Please find a session date that works for you.  Email ayasuoka@hawaii.edu for the session zoom link.  Mahalo nui loa!