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6 Great Apps for Teaching Kids About Important Health Topics | Emerging Education Technologies

6 Great Apps for Teaching Kids About Important Health Topics | Emerging Education Technologies | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Health education is one of the most important parts of schooling, but current techniques and curriculum tend to be a bit outdated — old books and even older information is being reiterated over and over, teaching the next generation dated science about how the body works.

Even when the info was current, these old teaching methods go in one ear and out the other for many in this generation — they’re immersed in technology from a very young age, often before they’re old enough to speak or walk. Health apps are the best high-tech way to teach kids about their bodies and how to keep them in shape. What are the best health apps for teaching K-12 students about health?
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iPad for injury - how technology is really hurting us

iPad for injury - how technology is really hurting us | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"An iPad generation of children and teenagers are suffering adult injuries such as RSI and neck pain because of the amount of time they are using electronic tablets and iPhones."

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The combined impact of diet, physical activity, sleep and screen time on academic achievement: a prospective study of elementary school students in Nova Scotia, Canada

The combined impact of diet, physical activity, sleep and screen time on academic achievement: a prospective study of elementary school students in Nova Scotia, Canada | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Few studies have investigated the independent associations of lifestyle behaviors (diet, physical activity, sleep, and screen time) and body weight status with academic achievement. Even fewer have investigated the combined effect of these behaviors on academic achievement. We hypothesize that the combined effect of these behaviors will have a higher impact on academic achievement than any behavior alone, or that of body weight status.
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