Expressing Gratitude

Expressing gratitude will make you happy. Don't believe me, check out this short video from Soul Pancake and their 'Experiment in Gratitude'. For this week's #slowchathealth blog post I reached out to friends in my PLN and asked them for what are they most thankful? Oh, and stick around to the end as there is …

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Effective Video Integration in Health Education

I'm delighted that our guest blogger this week is a health professional who I hold in the highest regard. Brian Griffith, a secondary health/PE curriculum specialist for Frederick Public School, Maryland, has the habit of dropping bombs of knowledge into every online health conversation on social media, and he's as impressive in real life. He's …

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Health Literacy Month ’17

Health Literacy Month is a time for organizations and individuals to promote the importance of understandable health information and this week, SHAPE America  introduced its first ever Health Education Youth Empowerment Series to help students develop the skills they need to make decisions and implement change in their own lives and the lives of others.  The first unit, …

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Helping Students Improve Their Health Literacy

I want you to close your eyes for a minute and think back to your high school or junior high health education experience. What do you remember?...if anything?  More importantly, what “Letter Grade” would you give yourself today, right now,  if we did an accurate assessment of your health and well-being?   Anyone not get …

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