Great new Body Image curriculum for grades 4-6

If you are a Health teacher, a counselor, or a classroom teacher concerned about body image (which you should be!), you need to get this book, Healthy Bodies, right away…. I can’t say enough about the author, Kathy Kater. We’ve been using the first edition of her curriculum, Healthy Body Image, for the past few years

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Alcohol companies find new growth market in Africa

This just in from Time Magazine… “Africa has a drinking problem. It is the new darling of multinational beverage companies looking to drive profits in an increasingly booze-saturated world. The continent has the perfect emerging market conditions: a relatively small amount of commercial alcohol is being consumed; there is a rising middle class with disposable income;

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Tech tips for younger kids

From Edutopia, here are some great tips for technology usage and younger kids. It comes from Douglas Rushkoff, the Digital Literacy Advocate from Codecademy, a new online learning platform. Setting limits on your child’s tech habits won’t leave them behind their peers. It will help them develop even stronger digital skills as they get older… …”we’re

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