Author: Amy Smith

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Vaping advocacy activity

*Stickers designed by Jennifer, Grade 8

Hey 8th graders! You’re going to try and combat all of the tricks used by JUULs on social media by creating a campaign of your own. After reading this article from the (upcoming!) November issue of Choices Magazine, What JUUL’s Hiding, you’re going to get to work creating a clever message- either with a social media post, laptop sticker, infographic, any other method- to let your friends know about the real risk involved with choosing to vape.

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8th grade tech balance

Hi guys! This unit, we’re going to be looking at the influence of technology and media on our personal and family health. After reflecting in

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Health Sites Web Quest

Hey 6th graders! Did you know that online health searches are now the third most popular activity on the web? While googling information about our

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Analyzing the Scientific Evidence Behind Health News

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 Scientific Evidence Behind Health Headlines – The New York Times

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Upcoming Workshop!

  As educators, we might not agree with every initiative that comes down the pipe, but we all want our students to be healthy and happy.

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