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Virtual exercise « UGA Research Blog

Placing children into a mixed realitypart virtual environment and part real worldhas great potential for increasing their physical activity and decreasing their risk of obesity, according to University of Georgia researchers.

Sixty-one Georgia 4-H’ers, 9-12 years old, participated in a study designed to ...

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Through Our Eyes: Children, Violence, and Trauma

Violence and trauma can have serious and long-lasting consequences for children’s physical and mental health, and the cost to families, communities, and the Nation is staggering. Victims lend their voices to this video to provide first-hand accounts of how their exposure to violence as children affected them.

Through Our Eyes: Children, Violence, and Trauma.

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3 Ways to Make Meaningful Connections with Your Students | Edutopia

Too often, I’ve heard teachers talk about how helpless they feel when it comes to reaching out to their students. The days of being the person whose job it is to exclusively provide students with an education — and nothing more — are long ...

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Undocumented Parents and Children’s Outcomes | Foundation for Child Development

The Role of Public Policies and Community-Based Organizations in the Developmental Consequences of Parent Undocumented Status: 

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10 Ways Volunteering Builds a Child’s Character | HoneyMaid

Oscar Wilde once said: “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.” Teaching your children to give their time to helping others is a great way to mold their character into something extraordinary. And as Parents.com states, “Socially active children are not only more likely to become compassionate citizens but also to excel in school, avoid drugs and alcohol, and be creative problem ...

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This Is Not Your Fathers STEM Job| Atlantic Mobile

If we’re going to out-innovate and out-educate the rest of the world, we’ve got to open doors for everyone. We need all hands on deck, and that means clearing hurdles for women and girls as they navigate careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.

This Is Not Your Fathers STEM Job – Atlantic Mobile.

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From Service Learning to Learning Service | Stanford Social Innovation Review

Reframing how we look at Service Learning: From Service Learning to Learning Service | Stanford Social Innovation Review.

Personal development and global development are intrinsically linked, but our current service-learning model might need flipping on its head.

 

Co-Author, Daniela Papi

Co-Author, Claire Bennett

 

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