Tag Archives: shopping

New Financial Literacy Materials

The following was posted on the  [NATIONALFAMILYLITERACY-L] The National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) has partnered with the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to teach families the value of financial responsibility through “A Day at Dollar General: Learn While Shopping.” The … Continue reading

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Successful Weight Loss: Evidence-Based Obesity Resources

The following was posted through the blog Bringing Health Information to the Community (BHIC) Overweight and obese individuals often find it difficult to lose weight and keep it off. Health care providers are uniquely positioned to engage in a dialogue … Continue reading

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The Joy Of Stats: The Lady With A Data Visualisation

Earlier this week, I posted a great video produced as part of the Joy of Stats series  for Open Learn – free learning from the Open University   http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/body-mind.     I visited their web site this afternoon and discovered several other videos … Continue reading

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Help Readergirlz Donate 125,000 Great Books To Low-income Teens

[Posted on the BHIC Blog}   http://bit.ly/gXg4uX Awesome kids’ book author and literacy activist Lorie Ann Grover sez, “readergirlz and First Book are partnering to give away more than 125,000 brand-new books to low-income teen readers. We need help getting … Continue reading

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Spend Smart, Eat Smart

The following information was posted on the HealthLliteracy listserv. http://www.extension.iastate.edu/foodsavings/ “From the Iowa State University Extension Office, this website provides tips and resources on planning ahead to save money and make healthier choices in eating.     When the money gets tight, … Continue reading

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