Classroom participation Participation is usually viewed as a requirement in many classrooms. Teachers often push their students to respond to questions, attempting to facilitate a group discussion that involves and educates the class. This is reasonable — every teacher, parent and student knows how incredibly boring and useless a lecture can be when the professor […]

Childhood obesity I grew up in what I would consider to be a typical American home. Yes, I too, am a victim of being raised on pizza bites, Reese’s Puffs cereal, chicken nuggets and treats. However, when I reached the age of about 14, as a girl going into high school, I no longer could […]

Readers’ Forum 12/11/18

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