Can Technology be Healthy?

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These days there are so many articles about how Technology hinders our every day experiences (many of which I completely agree with) but it’s refreshing to hear about the positives technology can bring us as well!   There are many ways technology can lead to positive change in the lives of  youth and Amy Jussel gives us tips on how to take technology to help make positive changes in children’s lives.  Teachers, parents, teens, youth, check it out!

Loving Yourself…Inside and Out

In our 6th grade health classes, we are currently talking to students about body image.  We use a lot of resources to help our students understand that we all come in different shapes, sizes, colors, etc.  But nothing is a better example than personal stories.  Here’s Oscar winning Lupita Nyong’o speech on Black Beauty and the importance of loving yourself…Inside and out.

This would also be a great addition and example in Media Literacy Lessons.