Schools around the country are celebrating this week! They are celebrating all their efforts to help make their schools healthier places as part of Every Kid HealthyTM Week.
Content tagged with: wellness
S.E.W. What? is a blog series focusing on School Employee Wellness (S.E.W.), because hands down, employees are a school’s most important resource. No matter what your role, it is essential that you take care of yourself. You’re not the only one who will benefit from caring for yourself – the students and the entire school community will too. Many… Read more »
Do you need a different and engaging way to motivate students? We have the perfect source for you! Our friend Mike Kuczala has some thoughts to share with you from his TEDx talk about The Kinesthetic Classroom: Teaching and Learning through Movement.
We all know getting outside is good for us – it gives us a chance to unplug, connect with our surroundings and nature, and get some much-needed vitamin D from the sun. Of course, that very same sun can have some really detrimental effects on our health if we aren’t careful.
Let’s talk, ladies. When was the last time you went to the doctor for a regular checkup or a well-woman visit? Having a hard time remembering? Maybe it’s been too long.
Vaccines help to protect children from preventable diseases that can make them ill or even result in death. However, many adults have questions about the importance and safety of vaccinating children. In this booklet geared towards parents, NEA Healthy Futures (formerly NEA HIN) uses information about childhood vaccination from reliable sources like the Centers for… Read more »
Vaccines can go a long way towards eliminating infectious diseases and saving lives. School health professionals—nurses and allied health professionals—are the most knowledgeable members of the school community when it comes to understanding and advocating for vaccines. This is true both in regard to vaccines needed by students and those recommended for adults. While generally… Read more »
NEA members, students and other school employees have the right to a safe and healthy school environment. While the responsibility of providing a safe and healthy school environment falls mainly on the school district or other employer, NEA local associations can play a key role in ensuring this environment for students and staff. Health and… Read more »