Learning Team 21:4 — Summer 2018

April 13, 2018
Healthy eating strengthens school community wellness

Healthy eating strengthens school community wellness

Communities ChooseWell supports schools that have taken initiatives to promote and improve healthy eating and active living habits within their communities.

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Teaching kids how to move has become essential

Although children are born programmed to play, many today have limited exposure to the types of outdoor games that teach fundamental movement skills.

Serve and return

Back-and-forth social interaction between babies and their caregivers strengthens brain circuits and provides a foundation for future development.

Children, youth and depression

Depression can affect anyone at any age, often starting between the ages of 15 and 30.

Build a healthy relationship with your child

Thirteen guidelines for a positive relationship with your child.

Have smartphones destroyed a generation?

In September 2017, Jean Twenge published an article in The Atlantic looking at the effects of smartphones on iGen.