Category: Blog

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Mindfulness in the NBA

Phil Jackson has taken over the Knicks,  and one of the big changes he’s bringing with him is a focus on mindfulness. Meditation has been scientifically

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Street art advocacy…

Banksy is a well known street artist from the UK. His work usually has a social or political message, and in 2010 was named one

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Project- Create your own infographic

*Full infographic available at DigitalInformationWorld.com Infographics are used quite a bit in reporting health news, as they’re a visually appealing way to get facts and statistics

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Mental health in the classroom…

Screen shot from TeenMentalHealth.org With the latest research telling us that the number of young people aged 15-16 with depression has nearly doubled over the last twenty

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The caffeinated teen…

For full infographic click here How much caffeine are kids consuming, and are we as health teachers doing enough to address it in our curriculum? That’s

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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.

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Great anti-bullying message…

After getting bullied for most of elementary school, 13 year-old Leondre decided to channel his stress in the most awesome way imaginable… by writing it down and then reaching out to others. He formed a rap duo with a friend he made through social media and together they auditioned for Britain’s Got Talent.

Their inspiring performance has already gotten 22 million views in the last week. This clip of their appearance on Ellen yesterday is a must see for a middle school health class. It contains messages about bullying, healthy coping skills, and the power of social media to bring about positive change.

A truly awesome example of positive prevention.

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#FRD2014

It’s Food Revolution Day! Here at SAS we’ve been celebrating by going into the kitchen to make smoothies and pumpkin energy bites. What are you going to be

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