Beauty standards around the world…

From Buzzfeed comes this cool new video about beauty standards and photoshop. It was sent to me by one of my former 8th graders (and during her summer vacation too!). Gotta love that advocacy in action.

More hints and tips in the classroom...

Time Management

Procrastination and time management are huge issues for all of us, not just the kids. Here’s a great digital workshop on multi-tasking that can be

Character Strengths Project

Hey 8th graders! We’re going to get started on your Character Strengths Project.  After taking the Character Strengths Survey at ViaMe.org, you’re going to look at

Healthy Tech Curriculum

If you’re looking to add digital literacy to your classes (which you should be!), there are some groups out there creating curriculum, aligning it to

Fitness!

The secret to fitness? Find something you like. Find other people who like it. Do it together. It doesn’t have to be a sport. Go