Healthy Children, Healthy Minds: Helping Children Succeed Now For A Brighter Future by Marcel LebrunHealthy Children, Healthy Minds: Helping Children Succeed Now For A Brighter Future by Marcel Lebrun

Healthy Children, Healthy Minds: Helping Children Succeed Now For A Brighter Future

byMarcel Lebrun, Kimberly Williams

Paperback | May 9, 2014

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Healthy Children, Healthy Minds: Helping Children Succeed NOW for a Brighter Future is an excellent resource for educators, parents, and anyone who is interested in and committed to fostering healthy patterns of behavior, thinking, and lifestyle choices in children. This book provides strategies on how to keep the brain and mind healthy, address challenges to brain and mind health, such as mental illness and substance abuse, and concrete strategies for building a healthy brain and mind.
Marcel Lebrun is a Distinguished Professor at Plymouth State University. He has 35 years of teaching experience in schools and at the university levels. He is the author of 10 books. Kimberly Williams is an independent consultant in New York, adjunct faculty member at Plymouth State University, and teaching support specialist at Cor...
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Title:Healthy Children, Healthy Minds: Helping Children Succeed Now For A Brighter FutureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:188 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.56 inPublished:May 9, 2014Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1610489268

ISBN - 13:9781610489263

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Table of Contents

PrefacePart I: Keeping the Brain and Mind HealthyChapter 1: Exercise: The Mind on the MoveChapter 2: Nutrition: Healthy Fuel for the MindChapter 3: Arts: Stimulation for the Developing MindChapter 4: Language Development and Computing for Healthy Mind DevelopmentPart II: Challenges to Brain and Mind HealthChapter 5: Attention Issues and ProblemsChapter 6: Brain Injuries and Brain Damage (Athletics, Accidents, Toxins)Chapter 7: Substance AbuseChapter 8: Physical Illness and obesityChapter 9: Mental Illness and PathologyChapter 10: Violence and AbusePart III Strategies for Building a Healthy Brain and MindChapter 11: Mindfulness and MeditationChapter 12: Purposeful Teaching of Thinking/cognition and Identifying and Building Cognitive StrengthsChapter 13: Social Relationships and Healthy EmotionsChapter 14: Strategies for Well-Being (including programs and alternative therapies)Conclusion