Monthly Archives: January 2016

1/17/2016: It is Almost Martin Luther King Jr Day!

It is almost Martin Luther King Jr Day!The week Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a wonderful time to teach your students about the life and legacy of the great American Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.I have created two original plays about Dr. King, I Have A Dream – The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue reading

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Body Image Breakthrough: Building Self Confidence In Children …

Millions of people suffer from eating disorders in the United States, and many of them stem from having a poor body image at a very young age. A new intervention program, designed by the Academy for Eating Disorders and called “Confident Body, Confident Child (CBCC),” may be the key to raising healthy, happy, and body-confident children. A study conducted at La Trobe University in Australia has found the program can be successful in changing future children and adolescent’s body image — but it starts with their parents.For the study, parents were broken up into four different groups. One group received the CBCC resource pack and workshop, while a second group received only the CBCC resource pack. A third group, meanwhile, received only nutrition resources, while the fourth received no interventions at all Continue reading

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