Teenagers who use internet to excess ‘more likely to skip school’
But truancy and illness-related absences can be reversed with good sleeping habits and strong family ties, study suggestsYoung people who spendtoo much time online are more likely to miss school through illness or truancy, a study has suggested.Teenage girls appear to be more likely than teenage boys to score highly on excessive internet use, the findings indicate. But a good amount of sleep and exercise and a trusting relationship with their parents appear to go some way to reducing the effects of extreme web use on classroom absences.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 16, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Gregory Health editor Tags: School attendance and absence Internet Education Technology Science Source Type: news

Global Educators Report Concern About Student Mental Health and Challenges Outside of School, New Study Finds
COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to a new report from leading global education company McGraw Hill, educators believe the biggest obstacles to student success in school are tied to challenges outside the classroom, including mental health and behavior issues. While some…#columbus #ohio #mcgrawhill #learningoutcomes #digitalclassroom #morningconsult #k12 #highered #latinamerica #middleeast (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Mark Zuckerberg is reimagining the classroom
Imagine hopping on a school bus and being transported to an immersive, educational tour of the inside of the human body — and no, not on a fictional episode of “The Magic School Bus.” This is the kind of experience that Meta hopes to enable for students, digitally, through its Quest virtual…#magicschoolbus #meta #quest #vr #bringingvr #globetheatre #ancientrome #globalaffairs #nickclegg #manhattan (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 15, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transportation curriculum with culturally responsive teaching: lessons learned from pre-service teachers and future transportation workforce - Naz F, Saha T, Hyun KK.
With K-12 students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds in the classroom today, it is crucial to develop a more inclusive and socially diverse curriculum, especially in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) topics. Transportation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

In some classrooms in Senegal, deaf and hard-of-hearing students now study alongside everyone else
A new approach in Senegal is mixing a small number of hard-of-hearing students into public classrooms (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 10, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

From Tutoring to Test Reminders, Virtual Assistants Hit the Classroom
Virtual assistants have become a hot topic, with Bank of America recently revealing that its virtual financial assistant, Erica, is now engaging with clients 2 million times per day, assisting with tasks ranging from monitoring recurring subscriptions to tracking deposits and refunds. But this…#bankofamerica #herkybot #sacramento #lingluc #americanuniversity #washingtondc #google #spanish #universityofmichigan #pymntsintelligence (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Undefeated Tribe, a Crunch Fitness Franchise, Announces Its 2024 Educator of The Year Award
Crunch Fitness Educator of the Year Award – Free Crunch Membership + $200 Classroom Supplies AUSTIN, Texas, April 8, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Crunch Franchise, Undefeated Tribe, announced today that they will be awarding an Educator of The Year in each community they service. This is... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 8, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: AWD Source Type: news

‘A teachable moment’: Science teachers are using the upcoming solar eclipse to make a point
Seventh-grade student Henry Cohen bounced side to side in time to the Beatles’ “Here Comes the Sun” playing in teacher Nancy Morris’ classroom, swinging his arms open and closed across the planets pictured on his T-shirt. Henry and other classmates at Cleveland’s Riverside School were on their…#henrycohen #herecomessun #nancymorris #henry #portville #pennsylvania #cleveland #riversidemorris #dennisschatz #dallas (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Best Apps for the Solar Eclipse
People all over the world are preparing for the total solar eclipse set to pass across Mexico, the U.S., and Canada on April 8.  Many are set to travel to cities along the path of totality between Texas and Maine; others are reading and seeking to understand more about the celestial event that won’t be seen again from coast to coast for more than 20 years.  There are apps that can help. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] While some organizations such as NASA have compiled useful guides for viewing the eclipse and learning more about it, others have developed mobile apps to gather all of ...
Source: TIME: Science - April 4, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Will Henshall Tags: Uncategorized Eclipse Explainer News desk edits Solar Eclipse 2024 Source Type: news

Why is there a Vyvanse shortage? Generic ADHD medications are still in short supply
People who require medication for their attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continue to have a difficult time getting their prescriptions filled due to a lack of available medication. The problem began last fall, just as students went back to the classroom. In an attempt to help…#vyvanse #bed #mayoclinic #additude #alvogen #sunpharma #solco #cvs (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 4, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Creation and administration of a chiropractic program practical classroom preparticipation screening aimed to prevent student injuries: a descriptive report - Chambers-Lewis ML, Carleo B, Qualls DJ.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this descriptive report is to describe the development of a preparticipation risk assessment screening process for incoming students prior to participation in practical labs. METHODS: A committee at the Palmer College of C... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The push for media literacy in education amid the rise of AI
Tech experts, lawmakers and other public officials have long been warning about the dangers of artificial intelligence — especially when it comes to doctored or fake news sources. As such, schools have begun a push toward media literacy in the classroom, a push that has now spilled into the halls…#medialiteracynow #delaware #k12 #newjersey #olgapolites #governing #florida #ohio #illinois #lisamanganello (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer on campus: Over 150 students and staff at North Carolina university 'are diagnosed with host of tumors and disease' - as officials find lecture halls and classrooms teeming with toxic chemicals
More than 150 cancer cases have been linked to Poe Hall, a class building at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. Reports found high levels of the cancer-causing cehmicals PCBs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 1, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Correction: Understanding classroom bullying climates: the role of student body composition, relationships, and teaching quality - Dietrich L, Cohen J.
The article "Understanding Classroom Bullying Climates: the Role of Student Body Composition, Relationships, and Teaching Quality" was originally published electronically on the publisher's internet portal on 16 December 2019 without open access. After pub... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Overcoming Isolation in the Online College Classroom
Many online colleges and universities are facing attrition issues as students struggle to feel a connection with peers and instructors in the classroom (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 28, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Education Source Type: news