Health & Wellness Topics: Segment 1, New Health Curriculum for Lutheran Schools; Segment 2: Youth, Sleep, and School Start Times
In the first segment Laura Montgomery, Director – Educational Resources, Lutheran Elementary School Association, Laura Beckman, Parkway School District, and Jean Sims, 2nd grade teacher Abiding Savior Lutheran School, St. Louis discuss the updates to the health education curriculum guide prepared by the Lutheran Elementary School Association (www.lesastl.org)
In the second segment, Dr. Den Trumbull, president of the American College of Pediatricians discusses the recent proposal from the American Academy of Pediatrics concerning a later start time for middle schools and high schools to accommodate sleep patterns of youth for better health and productivity. (www.bestforchildren.org)
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