Children & Health
Child Abuse Prevention
Mary Ellen Wilson (1864–1956) or sometimes Mary Ellen McCormack was an American whose case of child abuse led to the creation of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. As an eight-year old, she was severely abused by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly.
This Awesome Ad, Set to the Beastie Boys, Is How to Get Girls to Become Engineers
This is a stupendously awesome commercial from a toy company called GoldieBlox, which has developed a set of interactive books and games to “disrupt the pink aisle and inspire the future generation of female engineers.”
Social Skills Worksheets to work on nice words, improving and evaluating self, helping others, finding a friend, identifying quality of current friends, and how to make friends. It also works on identifying trust and qualities in self and others. These can be used with elementary students and adapted to higher levels. Found on Pinterest.
Child abuse prevention: Steps to help prevent sexual abuse....Sign the petition in your state for Erins law! to educate more young children in schools on sexual abuse and "how to tell" "how to get away"..If you don't think its important, just read that infographic again about 30 times...or until you feel our nation needs to educate our children on it.