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Meet Haiku Deck. Online Assessment Measures. Health and Wellness - Sexual Harrassment. Your guide to sugar. See how much sugar is in your food! - Holmes Place. To make it easier to imagine the amount of sugar, it is simpler to think in multiples of four. 4 grams of sugar represent one teaspoonful, or one of the small packets served in coffee shops.

Your guide to sugar. See how much sugar is in your food! - Holmes Place

You can see in this Infographic just how much sugar is actually contained in various foodstuffs, which you probably consume very frequently! Source: WARNING – when a simple soft drink contains the recommended daily average for 11 days, there really is something wrong, and way out of proportion. We hope this Infographic helped to provide you with a good overview, if you are interested in more just take a look at our other Infographics, and get some helpful tips on other everyday things. Do you feel like going without sugar a little more often now? Holmes Place Team. Childrens Depression Inventory. Screening Tools / SAMHSA-HRSA. Despite the high prevalence of mental health and substance use problems, too many Americans go without treatment — in part because their disorders go undiagnosed.

Screening Tools / SAMHSA-HRSA

Regular screenings in primary care and other healthcare settings enables earlier identification of mental health and substance use disorders, which translates into earlier care. Screenings should be provided to people of all ages, even the young and the elderly. Resources DSM - 5 Online Assessment Measures For further clinical evaluation and research, the APA is offering a number of “emerging measures” in Section III of DSM-5.

These patient assessment measures were developed to be administered at the initial patient interview and to monitor treatment progress, thus serving to advance the use of initial symptomatic status and patient reported outcome (PRO) information, as well as the use of “anchored” severity assessment instruments. Lesson Plan: Evaluating Information on Food Labels. Jump to: INTRODUCTION: This lesson plan utilizes the film and POV’s website resources for Food, Inc., a documentary that examines food in the United States and the industry that produces it.

Lesson Plan: Evaluating Information on Food Labels

Students can use these materials to explore what consumers should be able to learn about food from Nutrition Facts panels. POV documentaries can be recorded off-the-air and used for educational purposes for up to one year from their initial broadcast. In addition, POV offers a lending library of DVDs and VHS tapes that you can borrow any time during the school year — FOR FREE! Austria - EU Food Law. Cultures and Celebrations Thematic Units, Rich Topics and Themed Learning - Pupils, teachers, inquiry, questions and projects. Teachers - Social Studies Anthropology/Cultures. Source: Do You Speak American?

Teachers - Social Studies Anthropology/Cultures

Explore the roots of African American English, the role it plays in American culture and the inaccuracies and implications of language-based stereotypes in society. Identify some of the linguistic features that characterize African American English. Grade Level: 9-12 Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Social Studies Topics: Vocabulary. Resource Type: Lesson Plan Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly Discover how attitudes and values about behaviors associated with AIDS affect the choices leaders and governments make in trying to treat and contain the disease.

Subjects: Health & Fitness, Social Studies Topics: Disease. Source: Secrets of the Dead Explore the archaeological and DNA evidence in support of the Amazon Warrior Women myth. Subjects: Science & Tech, Social Studies. Promoting Student Metacognition. Kimberly D.

Promoting Student Metacognition

Tanner* + Affiliations Learning how to learn cannot be left to students. It must be taught. (Gall et al., 1990) Imagine yourself as the instructor of an introductory undergraduate biology course. During office hours, Josephina expresses that she was happy the exam was on a Monday, because she had a lot of time to prepare the previous weekend. Later in the week, Maya visits your office. So, what is different about Josephina and Maya? The importance of metacognition in the process of learning is an old idea that can be traced from Socrates' questioning methods to Dewey's twentieth-century stance that we learn more from reflecting on our experiences than from the actual experiences themselves (Dewey, 1933). So, let us reconsider Josephina and Maya. To make an individual metacognitively aware is to ensure that the individual has learned how to learn. Teaching Metacognition. This webpage is a summary, written by Carol Ormand, of Marsha Lovett's presentation at the 2008 Educause Learning Initiative conference.

Teaching Metacognition

Dr. Lovett's slides and a podcast of her presentation can be accessed via the conference website. Teaching Metacognition Improves Learning Metacognition is a critically important, yet often overlooked component of learning. Effective learning involves planning and goal-setting, monitoring one's progress, and adapting as needed.

Metacognition. By Nancy Chick, CFT Assistant Director Thinking about One’s Thinking | Putting Metacognition into Practice Thinking about One’s Thinking Metacognition is, put simply, thinking about one’s thinking.


More precisely, it refers to the processes used to plan, monitor, and assess one’s understanding and performance.