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“Instead of eliminating the script, make it a focus of classroom discourse”

A decade or so ago, Jane Katch wrote a book reflecting on her difficulties with her class’s use of violence in their fantasy play. I like the honesty of her writing and how she acknowledges the personal reasons behind so many of … Continue reading

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Impact of Commercials on Food Preferences of Low-income, Minority Preschoolers

Nicklas, Theresa A., et al. (2011) Impact of Commercials on Food Preferences of Low-income, Minority Preschoolers Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 43(1), pp.35-41 “Television food advertising has recently been under scrutiny because of its adverse effect on eating behaviors … Continue reading

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Sustainable fisheries and food education

“The most profound impact of human activity on Earth may be what we’re doing to the oceans: turning them slowly but surely more acidic. Each time we start a car, use coal- or gas-fired electricity, or travel by plane, train, … Continue reading

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Children’s environmentalism; How do children contribute to a sustainable world?

Bengt Larsson, Magnus Andersson and Christina Osbeck present a review of the literature they considered relevant to any research into environmentalist practices among children. There are some quite complex issues in the article, so I confess to wanting to read it … Continue reading

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