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Empower Communities with New Culture-Based Prevention Resources

Empower Communities with New Culture-Based Prevention Resources

Discovery Education, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the National Indian Education Association (NIEA), have launched “Good Medicine Bundles,” a set of hands-on, standards-aligned resources for elementary and middle school students to address the nation’s opioid crisis and encourage resiliency through a Native approach to balance and wellness. Launched this spring, the

Help Elementary Students Understand Medication Safety with Digital Resources from Dose of Knowledge

Helping younger students understand the differences between prescription medication and over-the counter medication can be a daunting task, but it’s crucial to preparing them to make healthier decisions about medications. Dose of Knowledge, an expansion of the?Pharmacists Teach?program into classrooms, strives to empower educators and pharmacists to address substance misuse and educate students to make good

Empowering Students to Say Yes to Healthy Lifestyles and No to Underage Drinking During Alcohol Responsibility Month and Beyond

We all need some good news right now, especially related to education and student progress. Research shows that since 2003 conversations about alcohol between parents and their kids have increased 73%, and during that same time, underage drinking has declined 50%. While this is great progress, there is still more work to do and the time to

Dynamic Digital Resources for Educators and Students to Unlock the Power of the Genome

Over 65 years ago, deoxyribonucleic acid (more commonly referred to as DNA) was discovered by a team of scientists led by Rosalind Franklin, Maurice Wilkins, and James Watson. DNA impacts our lives each day, whether we realize it or not.  From helping us to understand and fight diseases like cancer to providing juries information to

Resources Empowering Educators to Talk to Students About Mental Health

By Jodi Doster, Science and Art Teacher, Bristol Bay Borough School District In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, schools have adapted instruction to meet the challenge of continuing students’ education. As the pandemic continues, special attention needs to be paid to students’ mental health. For some students, stress levels may be higher than normal,

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