Analyzing the Scientific Evidence Behind Health News

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Another awesome lesson plan from the folks at New York Times. This one takes an in-depth look at health news and hits NHES3 (Accessing Information), NHES2 (Analyzing Influences) and NHES 8 (Advocacy). Would love to team up with the librarian and a science teacher for this! Source: ‘Chocolate Found to Stave Off Death!’ Analyzing the

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Using your privilege as a platform for advocacy…

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If you’re working with kids who come from a place of financial privilege and are teaching them about advocacy, it’s important they understand what that privilege really means. In this great clip, NBA star Dwayne Wade talks about how his popularity gives him a voice, and why he feels an obligation to use it for those who might not be able to.

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Using Positivity to Combat Cyberbullying

Positive Prevention Student Sample

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, so your #ChoicesChallenge is to Stop the Hate. So how do we do that? Well, all of those anti-bullying messages — you know, the “No Bully Zone” posters — haven’t really been resonating with kids, because most don’t classify themselves as bullies. In fact, the majority of bullying behaviors are

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Sleep Advocacy Instagram Posts!

Sleep Advocacy Project

Did you know that 1/3 of all teenagers are sleep deprived? According to the National Sleep Foundation, you need at least 9 hours, and most of you aren’t even clocking in at 7. Why is that? Fear of Missing Out is one reason, but so is the desire to study hard and do better in

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Doing nice things for awesome people…

Love the tagline for this clothing company, Dude. be nice… “The DUDE. be nice Project is a platform to get young people stoked on doing nice things for awesome people.” Great video to share with the kids.