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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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How to Get Your Students to Stop Procrastinating | Choices Ideabook

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We’re all guilty of procrastinating sometimes, but teens are especially prone to this bad habit. Choices teacher-adviser Amy Lauren Smith–a sixth to eighth grade health teacher at the Shanghai American School in Shanghai, China, and the brilliant mind behind our Teacher’s Guide each month—has rounded up the resources you need to tackle this topic in

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PBL Health Workshop

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Hey #HealthEd teachers, here’s a link for all of the resources I shared in the PhysEdSummit and APPEC 2016 workshops. For free PD, here’s a copy of the online presentation to take back to your department. And a copy of the keynote as well: PhysEdSummit 2016: PBL with a Focus on Health and Wellness Tip 1: Set the

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Olympic Goal Setters

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Hey 7th graders! You’re going to research a specific athlete from the Olympics or Paralympics who has inspired you through their goal-setting. Go online to find as much information as you can about their path to Rio, and answer the following questions. If you can’t think of an athlete, then focus on one from the

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Healthy habits research guide

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Hey 7th graders! You’re going to take what we’ve been learning about SMART goals and put it into action in your own life.   First, read this article from Choices: How Healthy Are You Really? Then with your group, find out more information about the healthy habit I’ve assigned. Make sure you each fill in your

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