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  • The Debut of Healthy Teens [Blog]

    I recently crafted the blog healthyteens.us as an extension of the ideas in my new book, Healthy Teens, Healthy Schools. My goal is to create a collaboratory for ideas on how media literacy education in particular can cultivate healthy teens and healthy schools. I invite you to contribute. Here’s why: Widespread obesity, poor nutrition, sleep-deprivation, and highly digital and sedentary lifestyles are just a few […]

  • Healthy Teens, Healthy Schools: How Media Literacy Can Renew Education in the United States

    My second book, Healthy Teens, Healthy Schools: How Media Literacy Can Renew Education in the United States (in press, Rowman & Littlefield) is intended for educators across levels and contexts in the shared responsibility of building critical media health literacy among adolescents. While the topic of health in the U.S. is predominantly framed as an individual […]

  • Healthy Teens, Healthy Schools

    My second book is intended for educators across levels and contexts in our shared responsibility to cultivate critical media health literacy among teens. While the topic of health in the U.S. is predominantly framed as an individual choice and set of elective/learned behaviors, there are powerful institutional forces that both facilitate and impede widespread health literacy. […]