Wellness is more than physical health. How we feel about ourselves and others, how we interact, and our attitude towards learning combine to create a “well classroom.” Learn about research and practical steps to improving classroom wellness.
Using standing desks in the classroom has metabolic health benefits that translate into more engaged and on-task students, greater classroom efficiency and dynamics, and better academic performance. The physical classroom plays a significant role in realizing the promise of personalized learning tools and 1:1 devices. Learn about the essential role of classroom furniture in keeping apace with technology and learning styles.
Basic practices for children and adults are a critical component of quality child care and involve three essential components: education, supervision, and environment. In this webinar, Jody Martin shared ideas for you to educate not only children but their families on many health and safety related topics.
Recent research shows that school leaders can achieve significantly higher levels of performance by adapting the problem-solving protocols of diagnostic medicine. Education spends significant resources treating symptoms, rather than root causes, of problems because of incomplete data. In this webinar, Dr. Bruce Hayes explored how stakeholders’ qualitative insights can be combined with professional observations and education research.
Developed in partnership with Schell Games, DigitalMill, and the play2PREVENT Lab at Yale School of Medicine (play2prevent.org), PlayForward: Elm City Stories is an interactive, role-playing videogame designed to provide at-risk young teens the opportunity to acquire and practice skills to reduce sexual risk behaviors, with the ultimate goal of preventing HIV. Developing a videogame that involves sensitive topics, like sex, for young teens can be challenging. To help us create authentic storylines, characters, and artwork for the game, we used several tactics directly involve teens and community stakeholders in the development process. We hope that by sharing our experience, viewers will gain insight into the importance of engaging target audiences, like young teens, in the development of a videogame intervention.
In this webinar, Paul Vecchio, Vice President, Training and Special Programs, North American Rescue, focused on how the immediate, effective application of pressure dressings and tourniquets to a bleeding casualty will vastly improve chances of survival for victims of natural disasters or intentional acts of violence and terrorism at a school.
The physical classroom plays a significant role in realizing the promise of personalized learning tools and 1:1 devices. This webinar demonstrates the essential role of classroom furniture in keeping apace of technology and learning styles.
Nefertiti Bruce Poyner led this practical and powerful webinar designed to meet you where you are and take you to a place of greater strength, determination and resiliency. Viewers are sure to leave this experience with energy, enthusiasm, and a commitment to make a few positive changes in their lives that will lead to greater happiness and fulfillment.
Over the next several years children in your care will develop and refine a variety of motor skills that they will use throughout life to be physically active and remain healthy. In this webinar, Dr. Steve Sanders discussed how parents and caregivers can create an environment and provide developmentally appropriate motor skill instruction.
In this webinar, registered dietitian, Emily Fonnesbeck, and fitness trainer, Tiffany Gust, both with Movara Fitness Resort, helped attendees move toward a healthier lifestyle. A healthier you also means a healthier classroom.