HEALTH AND FITNESS

Child Abuse … look for the signs

Educators play an extremely important role in protecting children, in recognising and responding to abuse, as well as helping to prevent it. Considering how...

Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness

The UAE is known for its searing temperatures. This does not mean that life stops. Most residents hop into air-conditioned vehicles, try to score...

Dealing with depression

I was two years old when I first saw the devil. Tall like the streetlamp next to which he stood, his face was like the...

Make your weekends more meaningful

The best weekends don’t just happen when you are on vacation. You can enjoy meaningful weekends at home, with others or alone. A typical...

How to spot and help a teacher in trouble

It started innocently enough. Your colleague or teacher friend stopped returning your phone calls. She/he stopped attending social events. You figured, with all going on...

Useful dental habits for children

"Give me the children until they are seven and anyone can have them after that." - St. Francis XavierThis is an old adage that...

Glaucoma … The silent thief of vision

In a recent survey, blindness was ranked third behind cancer and heart disease, as most peoples’ major health related fear. One disease that specifically...

6 Easy ways to stay fit

Creating lesson plans, applying and tweaking behaviour management strategies, attending after school Professional Development sessions – these and other teacher obligations are enough to make...

Words of wisdom for teachers

At the start of a new school year, most educators go through a range of emotional responses. The two most common emotions experienced are...

Dentin hypersensitivity: Causes & treatment options

Dentin sensitivity is more common than you may think. This condition causes a sharp pain when one consumes certain foods and drinks.Dentin hypersensitivity is a...