"The best evidence for student engagement is what students are saying and doing as a consequence of what the teacher does, or has done, or has planned." - Charlotte Danielson This past week I conducted instructional walks in ten different classrooms. Using only paper and pen, I wrote observations describing ten distinct teaching styles.
Often in education, there is an expectation to solve a question a specific way, especially in subjects such as mathematics. By being aware of different techniques, such as those mentioned in this article, it can help students to feel less restricted to stick at one method of trying to answer a question--which of course is beneficial if they are repeatedly not getting the desired answer.
At least one in 20 adults have demonstrated symptoms of anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder without reaching the threshold of a full-blown disorder. But no matter how frequent or severe, disordered eating can have serious health consequences. Here's a powerful look at the under-reported and potentially dangerous impact.
The statistics of the number of people with clinical anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder is an eye-opener. If accurate, this figure indicates how prevalent EDs are now becoming in today's society
While the prevalence of rape and sexual violence against women in the military has finally been exposed, another problem faces women that the military must address--eating disorders. Raise awareness about the high rate of eating disorders facing female military heroes in order to stop this epidemic.
This is something I admittedly have actually never thought about. These statistics are shocking, the petition is very much required if this information is correct!
BBC News Eating disorders not just about food myfox8.com Eating disorders can be extremely serious, life-threatening conditions, and unfortunately, they often coexist with underlying mental health issues.
This is a really good article covering some of the factors that can contribute to EDs - from a biological predisposition to traumatic experiences- It's worth a read!
PMM Sound Off: Will A Plus Size Disney Princess And Larger Mannequins Help Promote More Realistic Body Images? This week, there were two stories reported in the media that, while very different, are being pursued for the same goal: to show a more realistic view of body size. As it is often reported,
People really are thinking about pulling out all the stops to limit people perceiving skinny as 'perfect'. I'm not 100% that publicising 'plus size' as the opposite is any more productive.... is there no way of advertising healthy as ideal instead of leaning to one side of the scale or the other?
Obese teenagers who lose weight are at greater risk of developing eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, a sign that there may be a psychology issue regarding their relationship to food.
If we want to transform the failing model, we need a new analogy for how that model is supposed to work, Robinson argues. We treat education like industrial manufacturing when, in reality, it's closer to organic farming. In farming, crop has different needs at different times in order to produce the greatest yield. Why not apply the process to education?
What is size 000, and how does it affect your teenage daughter? Find out about the latest teen fascination with the dangerously small size triple zero here.
I was aware of Dove' s development to advertise the importance of natural beauty, but until I actually ventured onto their website I was completely unaware of how advanced their new campaign had gone. They are now promoting a free body confidence workshop to be incorporated into the KS3 curriculum in schools and also providing lots of advise for parents, teachers and other people working with teenage girls and boys about the importance of high self esteem (with a lot of focus around positive body image). I would definitely recommend visiting their website to discover what their new campaign has to offer !
Kyle Carter, of South Shields, started losing weight after he was tormented by bullies about putting on weight when he was just 11 years old. Up to seven medics would have to hold him down and feed him by tube.
An example of how social influences can contribute to the development of an eating disorder, it's sad how this a reality.
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