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News For Your Classroom Podcast Episode #2

Powered by Podbean.com Hi and welcome to the milestogodrugeducation.com podcast where we simplify a complex subject while giving you News for your classroom. Each day we simplify current scientific news reports and studies about drugs, drug abuse and prevention on … Continue reading

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How To Use News For Your Classroom

Powered by Podbean.com Hi and welcome to the milestogodrugeducation.com podcast where we simplify a complex subject while giving you news for your classroom. Each day we simplify current scientific news reports and studies about drugs, drug abuse and prevention on … Continue reading

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There is NO Tobacco in Tabasco!

This is dedicated to Art Linkletter and Bill Cosby: After 14 years of teaching drug education, I’m tempted to think I’ve heard it all. I’m used to getting questions from out of left field, but I always attempt to answer … Continue reading

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Miles To Go Drug Prevention Lecture Series Website Update 2009

We haven’t been blogging lately; not because we don’t have anything to say, but we have been working on our twitter, webinar and Drug Fact Update programs. The Drug Fact Updates (DFU) are articles that can be used for home … Continue reading

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Post your comments, Reply to this article, Share your thoughts; A growing trend in NON-factual information!

An ongoing trend in internet research is for websites to allow comments, replies and shares which allow the reader to create a discussion about the subject matter. Unfortunately, in the field of drug education, comments translate into inaccurate information that … Continue reading

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Do Role Models Have a Bad Day? Part 2, Looking in the Mirror.

In our parent meetings (both “Not All Kids Do Drugs” and “A Mother’s Checklist of Drug Prevention”) we talk about how our kids mimic our behavior when it comes to drugs and alcohol; but the truth is that they mimic … Continue reading

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Do Role Models Have a Bad Day?

As many of you know, we are big on goal setting and role modeling here at Miles To Go. This past weekend at the US Open one of our favorite role models, Serena Williams, had what appeared to be an … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson: Child Star Makes Us Think About Our Own Childhood

As you may have suspected, many people have been asking us about Michael Jackson. Since we didn’t know him, I try not to speculate on what happened until we know the official and final toxicology report from the coroner says. … Continue reading

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Goal Setting Role Models

We spend a lot of time talking about goal setting and role models as major tools of drug prevention. This weekend we saw examples of some of the best role models take the world’s stage with the conclusion of Wimbledon … Continue reading

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California Has An Opportunity To Reduce Teen Smoking, Let’s Not Waste It.

The other day I was writing about the upcoming bill in the CA legislature that will raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $1.50 per pack. One of the more important effects that will result is the expected … Continue reading

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