Monthly Archives: August 2013

Obesity

Submitted by: Leslie Culpepper Chapter 2: Physical Development and Health Obesity and Other Eating Disorders Since 1970, the amount of overweight children has tripled in the US (Bergin &Bergin, 2012). The World Health Organization acknowledged obesity as one of the … Continue reading

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Eating Disorders

Submitted by: Amanda L. Morris Chapter 2: Physical Development and Health There are three major types of eating disorders plaguing our students and young adults: anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating.  Anorexia can be described as, “A condition in which a child … Continue reading

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Cultural Capital

Submitted by Marsha J. McCartney, M.Ed. From Chapter 1: Ways of Thinking about Children Cultural capital is defined by the textbook as the knowledge and relationships an individual has that can help them to navigate different types of environments and … Continue reading

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