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GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT – A Kid’s Guide To Food And Nutrition – Author: Lizzy Rockwell

A Book Review by Lisa Garner
  Writer and illustrator, Lizzy Rockwell, has whipped up a delic…

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Lisa Garner

Ms. Lisa Garner

Lisa Garner, is a fourth grade elementary school teacher.

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Is the “No Child Left Behind Act” Contributing to Childhood Obesity?

By Lisa Garner

 Will this generation of American children be the first ever not to live as long as their parents, or do American schools still have time to intervene before it’s too late? Under the No Child Left Behind Act, many schools have had to cut back or eliminate physical education and health programs to accom…

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Teaching Students To Appreciate Life: A Lesson From The 2010 Earthquake In Haiti

By Lisa Garner

The morning after a catastrophic 7.3 earthquake rocked the impoverished island-nation of Haiti, children across the world were already getting down to business searching for ways to raise money to help the millions of injured and homeless children in Haiti. In the grand scheme of things, their actio…

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Homework: Useful or Useless? A Teachers Perspective

By Lisa Garner

Let’s be honest!  Didn’t all of us enter the teaching profession so we could bore the living daylights out of countless numbers of children, require them to spend four excruciating hours slumped over their kitchen table doing homework every night, and turning families’ quiet evenings at home …

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