Brad Livingston

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A Professional Learning Community for PE Teachers

What I would like to propose is the idea of goal-setting and creating ‘learning groups’ within our PE network. The way I foresee this happening is; …

SPARK Webinars | PE, Early Childhood, Coordinated School Health, After School

Sportime featuring SPARK hosts FREE webinars every month! Whether you are a seasoned SPARK Star, just learning about the program, or have an interest …

Education

Stop Looking At Your Watch And Learn To Run By Feel

Your watch is not a dictator. You are the master of your mind and body. Only you can determine how hard or how easy to run, when to speed up or when …

Only use antibiotics if necessary, officials warn

The warning, issued on Friday, comes shortly before the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Antibiotic Awareness Weekexternal link, which starts on …

Too many Americans still using tobacco, CDC says

Despite declining rates of cigarette smokers seen in recent years, too many Americans are still using tobacco, according to a new government …

Public Health

Lyme disease increases in states that neighbor hot spots

Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsNov 10, 2017Eight of 11 states that border high-incidence states saw cases increase.

Disease

E-Cigarettes: The Health Risks of Vaping

If you think your vaping habit is harmless, think again.<p>The tobacco industry has been forced to fess up about the dangers of smoking by slapping grisly warnings on cigarette packs, but it hasn’t yet been cornered into giving such disclaimers on e-cigarettes and other vaping products. According to …

Public Health

The flu shot: Who should get it and why

There are different types of influenza vaccine, but they all work in a similar way.<p>It's that time of year again. People around you are getting the …

Public Health

Beyond flu shots: Steps parents should take to keep kids healthy

Getting a flu shot is the best way for parents and their kids to minimize their flu risk. But the shot does not come with a guarantee, so parents …

No Excuses, People: Get the New Shingles Vaccine

Medical researchers and government health policymakers, a cautious lot, normally take pains to keep expectations modest when they’re discussing some new finding or treatment.<p>They warn about studies’ limitations. They point out what isn’t known. They emphasize that correlation doesn’t mean causation.<p>…

Public Health

America's opioid crisis: How the strength of prescription drugs created a public health emergency

Between 1999 to 2015 over 183,000 people died from overdoses related to opioids.<p>Donald Trump recently declared the opiate crisis in the US a public …

Biomedicine

Meet the Brave Mothers Working to End HIV, One Conversation at a Time

The extraordinary bravery and spirit of these women has changed countless lives — including mine.<p>Nov.11.2017 / 9:21 AM ET<p>Irene Nkosi of Pretoria, South Africa, was 16 when she first became a parent. She was later the victim of a horrific rape for which her attacker was never jailed. When her …

Disease
Pollution

Women who have the HPV vaccine may only need three smear tests in their lifetime

Women who have been vaccinated against the human papilloma virus (HPV) may only need three smear tests - aged 30, 40 and 55 - according to a new study.<p>The news coincides with planned changes for the English screenings in 2019 (and similar planned adjustments in Scotland and Wales), where the tests …

Cancer

Shot or not: How the state lost so many parents' hearts and minds in the vaccination debate

Fresh cases of measles have been confirmed in ­Ireland, while uptake rates for the HPV vaccine programme we once demanded have slumped to just 50pc. …

Public Health

Warning: Common infections are developing resistance to antibiotics, health crisis looming

Some common infections are developing resistance to current medicines and a health crisis is looming, New Zealanders are being warned.<p>The NZ College …

How to win the war against norovirus this winter

Sign up to our <b>Lifestyle</b> newsletter<p>You may be feeling smug in the knowledge that you’ve had your winter flu jab and are prepared for the onslaught of …

Disease

The shocking number of people contracting sexually transmitted infections in Hull

Hull had one of the highest rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the UK last year, it has been revealed.<p>The latest data from Public …

Public Health

Using Flipboard to Curate Tweets From my Staff

At my school, Lewis Elementary, we have a number of teachers that are using Twitter to share classrooms news and events via Twitter. I am happy to …

How to Combine Twitter Lists with Flipboard

<b>If you are following more than 250 people on Twitter for a professional purpose, merging Twitter lists with Flipboard isn’t a tip, it’s a …

Time Management

Use These Chrome Apps to Unleash Students Creativity

March 26, 2016<br>Chrome web store is packed full of all kinds of educational apps and extensions some of which are also integrated with Google Drive. …

Two infographics with tips for becoming a Power Google User!

Google is an excellent research and search tool, but there are some tips and features that a lot of people don't know about. These two inforgraphics …

I Hated PE At School - Let's Change The Story For Girls

I hated PE at school - it was difficult, intimidating and not designed to be something I was supposed to enjoy. If you are female the chances are you …

Gymnastics

There’s concern our curriculum isn’t teaching our kids the basics

There’s concern our curriculum isn’t teaching our kids the basics.<p>The curriculum is a lot broader than it used to be, with subjects such as …

How do you focus on being innovative while still teaching the curriculum?

Here is a question I often get in workshops:<b>How do you focus on being innovative while still teaching the curriculum?</b>When I hear this, the viewpoint …

Teaching

Blended learning, social media learning, micro learning and other forms of online learning: 12 things all in an hour

A presentation given at the Australian Federal Police Training College on 9 November 2017 on twelve current trends in using technology in higher education.

Education Technology

Research every teacher should know: setting expectations

In his series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: a research project on expectations<p><b>There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to improve how they work with</b> …

This Week In Web 2.0

In yet another attempt to get at the enormous backlog I have of sites worth blogging about, I post a regular feature called “The Week In Web 2.0.” …

Education Technology

WISE edtech

The Future of Education<p>Big data helps interpret how edtech may change the way we learn<p>Explore More<p>What’s the link between education and …

Education Technology

“The Most Exciting Things Happening In Education Are…”

The Most Exciting Things Happening In Education Are… is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.<p>In it, Tricia Hyun, Sarah Thomas, …

Education