Health and Wellness for Teachers · Teaching Reflections · Topics for Parents and Students

Salt Sugar and Fat: Get them OUT of our Schools

My latest read is Micheal Moss’s bestseller, Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us.     It’s a shocking tale of the level of deception, food altering and chemical engineering the food industry in North America has invested in causing us (the consumer) to crave salt, sugar and fat.  Although I knew that these substances… Continue reading Salt Sugar and Fat: Get them OUT of our Schools

Health and Wellness for Teachers · Teaching Reflections

2018 #onewordOnt: passion

Thank God for Twitter. January 1st, 11pm and this beautiful social media application reminds me to write about my #onewordOnt for 2018. What’s #oneword you may ask? Well, really it’s just that – one word, selected by you that becomes your focus for the new year. Last year my first #oneword attempt was balance (see… Continue reading 2018 #onewordOnt: passion

Health and Wellness for Teachers · Teaching Reflections · Topics for Parents and Students

5 Reasons YOU NEED a stand up desk in your classroom

A fringe benefit of my 21st century classroom has been acquiring a stand up desk. At first, I wasn’t too sure about it. How could I mark standing up? Type? Conference with students? I could envision teaching and lecturing or modelling on the Smartboard, but nothing really beyond that. Then, I saw THIS on Facebook…….Sitting… Continue reading 5 Reasons YOU NEED a stand up desk in your classroom