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...

Analyzing food packaging

Hey 8th graders, Now that you’ve done your taste test of the different energy and granola bars, you’re going to analyze the labels to see

Today’s Health Class

What makes an effective Health curriculum? Check out this article from the CDC… it very clearly breaks down the characteristics of an up-to-date Health class,

Go to bed!

* Image from Russell Foster’s Ted Talk: Why Do We Sleep? Did you know that 1/3 of all teenagers are sleep deprived? According to the

Tech Balance

Looking at how technology and health intersect. Click on the specific topics for further information and links.

Eat real food.

Nature made it look like a rainbow for a reason. So you’d eat it. Don’t mess with nature. There are so many different resources out