Tue.Jun 18, 2024

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Healthy Choices, Healthy Lives: Educators Can Empower Youth to Live Vape-Free

SHAPE America

Findings from the 2023 National Youth Tobacco Survey show that more than 2.1 million U.S. middle and high school students use e-cigarettes (also called “vapes”). Tobacco use in any form, including vapes, is especially unsafe for kids, teens, and young adults. Most vapes contain nicotine, which is highly addictive and can harm brain development. Nicotine exposure during adolescence can impact students’ learning, mood, and attention.

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‘Inside Out 2’ Premiere Brings All the Emotions to Kids at Packard Children’s, Especially Joy

Stanford Childrens

Patients at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford enjoy a visit from Pixar animators and a special screening of the newly released movie ‘Inside Out 2.’ A storyboard artist and animator from Pixar visit with patient Andrew Bumb in advance of the ‘Inside Out 2’ screening at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, June 17.

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PE Curriculum Design – The Journey Part 1

PE Scholar

Guest blog by Anna Sheppard Head of PE, The Alice Smith School To put curriculum design into a blog or presentation is quite a task.

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Gaps in Pediatric Obesity Treatment Need Attention, Especially From an Equity Perspective

Stanford Childrens

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updated its recommendations for treatment of pediatric obesity. The task force reviews scientific research and makes evidence-based recommendations for all areas of primary care. Since their last update to pediatric obesity recommendations in 2017, the landscape of obesity treatment has changed dramatically, particularly with the introduction of weight loss drugs such as semaglutide (Wegovy) and liraglutide (Saxenda), which the FDA has approved to treat ob

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Reimagine the Role of PE to Reconnect With Your Students

Speaker: Jeremy Kellem, M.Ed. - Educational Strategist, Former Athlete, and CEO/Founder of W.I.N. (We Impact Now, LLC)

For many students, physical education is critical to becoming active and developing healthy routines. But how is this possible anymore with the repercussions of the pandemic? Years of COVID-19, social distancing, and virtual learning have all had a profound effect on students, which means educators need to adjust their classes accordingly. The good news is that P.E. can still play a vital role in helping students intellectually, emotionally, physically, and socially.

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Perfection Gets in the Way of Learning

Gopher PE

Most teachers were successful in the educational environment and received positive feedback throughout their school career. They also strived to reach perfection in every phase of their schooling. However, when they become teachers, they often expect their students to strive for perfectionism. Unfortunately, perfectionism can often lead to paralysis and inaction and negatively impact student learning.