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Measles cases and vaccinations

In a recent CDC report, it was found that there as the highest number of recorded cases of measles in the United States since 1996. See the report here: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6020a7.htm?s_cid=mm6020a7_w Another thing to think about in health class: vaccinations and … Continue reading

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Jamie Oliver’s food revolution

Just watched my first episodes last night of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution (what else is there to do at 10pm on a Friday night?), and I am newly inspired about the importance of teaching health to kids. Several thoughts occurred … Continue reading

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re-designing a food label

In thinking about my health methods class coming up next quarter, I am thinking about the ways that I can (a) come up with innovative ways to teach health that will inspire healthy change in my students, and (b) use … Continue reading

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Learning together with Gardner Campbell

Yesterday we had a skype call with Gardner Campbell, professor at Virginia Tech, and social media teaching guru. The skype call introduced me to many ideas about eLearning that are not new to many of were new to me. A … Continue reading

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