Posts for Choices Magazine

Each week, I contribute a blog post to the website for Choices, Scholastic’s health and life-skills magazines for teens. You can check it out by going to their website for an archive of the posts.

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

4 starter ideas for a new semester…

Unlike many other subjects, health is rarely a yearlong course. Most students are required to take health for either a semester or a quarter, which

What is Technology Balance?

*Image courtesy of 9gag via my 7th grade class   In a 2011 study done by the McCann World Group, 53% of 16-22 year-olds said they would rather

Tobacco. Gross.

Hopefully most of you know that smoking is bad. I don’t think this is going to come as a shock. You shouldn’t do it. And