The Brilliance Pages is a journal of articles and ideas gleaned from research, reading, and experience to help encourage and inspire great teaching.
Checking Your Health Curriculum helps evaluate how healthy your school actually is. Seven effective steps are outlined for teachers and administrators wanting to re-evaluate the health program in their school by using education research procedures. A sample survey for gathering information from parents and the community is included, along with a table of helpful tips on designing survey questions and evaluating survey responses.
Keep Yourself Healthy advises that through good nutrition, maintaining a desirable weight, and reducing cholesterol, teachers and administrators can enjoy good mental and physical health throughout the school year. Topics include: Find Out What's Going On Inside; Balance the Scales; Fight Communicable Diseases; Limit Drug Use; Take a Fresh Look - Dealing With Depression and Stress; Check Your Environment; Respect Yourself; Prevention. Contains a useful chart outlining a school year of health themes for faculty and staff members.