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Unpacking Trauma-Informed Teaching | Cult of Pedagogy

Unpacking Trauma-Informed Teaching | Cult of Pedagogy

Listen to the interview with Alex Shevrin Venet (transcript): Sponsored by EVERFI and Giant Steps This page contains Amazon Affiliate and Bookshop.org links. When you make a purchase through these links, Cult of Pedagogy gets a small percentage of the sale at no extra cost to you. What’s the difference between Amazon and Bookshop.org? My understanding of the word “trauma” has evolved over the last few years. It used to be limited to incidents that were objectively harmful and almost…

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Macron Replaces Health, Education Chiefs as Prime Minister Borne Keeps Job

Macron Replaces Health, Education Chiefs as Prime Minister Borne Keeps Job

(Bloomberg) — French President Emmanuel Macron replaced his health and education ministers as part of a cabinet reshuffle aimed at bringing some fresh impetus to his administration after months of unrest. Most Read from Bloomberg Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne will remain in place, while her former chief of staff, Aurelien Rousseau, will take over the Health Ministry from Francois Braun, Macron’s office said Thursday in a statement. Gabriel Attal, previously budget minister and before that government spokesman, will replace Pap…

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What Is the Secret Sauce for Deeper Learning?

What Is the Secret Sauce for Deeper Learning?

Listen to the interview with Sarah Fine (transcript): Sponsored by EVERFI and Giant Steps This page contains Amazon Affiliate and Bookshop.org links. When you make a purchase through these links, Cult of Pedagogy gets a small percentage of the sale at no extra cost to you. What’s the difference between Amazon and Bookshop.org? Ask most adults if they remember anything they learned in high school, and what you’re likely to hear is a lot of different versions of no. Ask…

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How to Build Psychological Safety in Professional Development

How to Build Psychological Safety in Professional Development

Listen to the interview with Elena Aguilar (transcript): Sponsored by Hapara and JumpStart This page contains Amazon Affiliate and Bookshop.org links. When you make a purchase through these links, Cult of Pedagogy gets a small percentage of the sale at no extra cost to you. What’s the difference between Amazon and Bookshop.org? Anyone who has ever been a teacher has participated in a lot of professional development. If you’re lucky, some of that has been time well spent, giving you…

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Sen. Mitt Romney one of lead negotiators on bill that determines U.S. response to a pandemic

Sen. Mitt Romney one of lead negotiators on bill that determines U.S. response to a pandemic

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, talks to members of the media after a roundtable discussion in West Jordan on Friday, May 5, 2023. | Kristin Murphy, Deseret News Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah was one of the lead negotiators as a Senate committee worked to clear the reauthorization of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Response Act. The bill passed the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Thursday, in a 17-3 vote. Romney, a Republican, is a member of the…

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Public Health Education | FDA

Public Health Education | FDA

To protect Americans from tobacco-related disease and death, the FDA provides information about tobacco products and the dangers they pose to the public. Educating people, especially young people, about the risks of using tobacco products, is a critical part of the FDA’s public health mission. FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products offers many educational resources such as: Information on the health effects of tobacco use: Key facts on how smoking affects heart health, the consequences of smoking on your lungs and…

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Ottawa announces $1M toward northern sexual health education

Ottawa announces $1M toward northern sexual health education

The federal government is dedicating $1 million to NWT sexual health group Foxy to help prevent sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections. The territory’s Liberal MP, Michael McLeod, made the announcement on Friday. Foxy, based in Yellowknife, provides sexual health resources across all three territories. Foxy stands for Fostering Open Expression among Youth. The group has been working to provide mental and sexual health programming in northern communities and schools for more than 10 years. “This wonderful organization has offered some…

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The Case for Mandatory LGBTQ+ Health Education in Medical School

The Case for Mandatory LGBTQ+ Health Education in Medical School

Olivia Viscuso is a medical student and an MBA student. Kristie Loescher, MPH, DBA, is an assistant dean for Instructional Innovation. “I love your socks!” My patient flashed me a toothy grin, pointing at the rainbow socks peeking out from the cuff of my scrub pants. It was another hectic day at the pediatrics clinic, and I had just asked my 17-year-old patient’s mother to step out so I could delve into the more personal questions of our wellness visit….

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Incorporate mental health education into physics ed curriculum

Incorporate mental health education into physics ed curriculum

GROWING UP IN MASSACHUSETTS, I witnessed the devastating impact of mental illness on individuals, families and communities. After the death of a close friend to suicide, I sought to advocate for positive change within our mental health system. This legislative session, with S. 240 and H. 497, the Commonwealth has the opportunity to invest in the health and well-being of generations to come by incorporating mental health education into the state’s K-12 physical education curriculum. Expanding access to mental health…

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The WCM-Q course promotes simulation-based medical education

The WCM-Q course promotes simulation-based medical education

Doha – With the rapidly growing role of simulation-based education (SBE) in healthcare, there is an increased need for health professionals to train in the subject. Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) held its second iteration of a unique faculty development course offering clinicians and educators an opportunity to learn how to utilize simulation-based education effectively. The inaugural course was held in 2022. Simulation-based learning is increasingly employed as an invaluable educational methodology in health education. SBE, when delivered effectively, offers learners…

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