When school administrators factor budgets, music education is often one of the first activities cut from the curriculum due to funding. By cutting music programs, educators are robbing kids of several benefits and achievements music provides. Studies have proven that kids benefit greatly from music, including achieving better grades, improving social skills and developing self discipline.
Dancing is beneficial to boys and girls of all ages
Dancing is something many kids love. When they hear their favorite song on the radio, many start to dance whether they’re in their car seat, at the store or at home. There are even games, such as Just Dance, that allow kids learn how to dance, although there’s no wrong way. Dancing is a great way to keep your child’s mind and body healthy.
Pasta is a convenient, nutritious, easy-to-prepare meal for families. Pasta pleases even the pickiest of young eaters. Research shows that pasta consumption in children and adolescents is associated with a better diet quality than that of children who do not eat pasta. The research, which was presented at an Experimental Biology conference, demonstrates that young pasta-eaters have greater intakes of important vitamins and minerals and lower intakes of saturated fat and total fat in the diet compared to their peers who do not consume pasta.
The Syrian Conflict has taken hundreds of thousands of lives and has caused severe economic consequences through the worn-torn country of Syria. While thousands have fled the country in hopes for a better life elsewhere, many — including school children — remain and must deal with on going airstrikes and daily attacks from ISIS terrorists.
Research has indicated that 20 percent of Canadian students suffer from a mental health illness, causing teachers to face more stress than most other professionals. Canadian officials have launched Teach Resiliency to help support and promote mental health in classrooms.