Join us Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 1:00 pm ET for a special webinar with childhood health experts Dr. Joanna Dolgoff, Danielle Marshall, and Dominique Dawes.
These experts will help you learn how you can help improve each child’s health every day. Get helpful hints on the small, simple changes you can make in your classroom, in your home, and in your community to combat the obesity epidemic.
Renowned childhood obesity expert Dr. Joanna Dolgoff will provide language and tips to provide children the tools they need to be healthy. Danielle Marshall, Senior Manager of research and Evaluation at kaBOOM! provides a glimpse at the value of play in a child’s development. Three-time Olympian and co-chair of the President’s Council on Fitness Dominique Dawes will talk fitness: what kids can and should be doing each and every day to stay healthy.
Register today: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/healthykids
While we’re on the topic of helping students stay healthy, don’t miss BIG KIDS on Discovery Health. The world premiere is Thursday, September 16, at 9 PM (ET/PT)
BIG KIDS is the one – hour special that puts viewers in the front seat of America’s obesity epidemic, profiling the lives of two obese children and their struggles to embrace healthier, happier lifestyles. While one participates in a nationally renowned weight – loss boot camp, the other receives personal intervention – style counseling from top fitness and nutrition experts at home. Follow these children and their families as they seek lasting solutions to a health problem millions of Americans struggle with each day. Highlights include a special appearance by motivational speaker and Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes on behalf of the Presidential Counsel for Physical Fitness, discussing the first lady’s LET’S MOVE health initiative.