Teen Pregnancy Rate – Increasing or Decreasing?

I love having conversations with my students regarding perception versus reality and encourage them to challenge the myths that their friends and parents have regarding teen behavior. This weeks blog post comes from Olivia Starr and does just that. Olivia is a Health Educator at the awesome Robert Crown Center for Health Education, who seek to positively impact …

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The Myth of Healthy vs Unhealthy

There is a school of educational thought that says 'binary opposites' are a great way for young learners to understand concepts. Right/Wrong, Happy/Sad, Love/Hate, Hot/Cold and so on, for early learners this can be an introductory way to recognize contrast in thought, language and behavior. Egan calls this binary structuring one of the defining features …

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