Thanks for your interest in using SparkTeens to help improve the health of your students! This article is intended to be an introduction to the tools and resources that SparkTeens offers so that you as an educator can see what is available. As you... Read more
Are you ready to help your students improve their overall health and fitness levels? SparkTeens was created as a resource for 13- to 17-year-olds. We try to offer age-appropriate information and resources about health, nutrition, fitness and weight... Read more
We are excited that you are interested in using SparkTeens along with your students! Our goal is to make this a positive and safe environment for everyone. Below are some guidelines for using SparkTeens.com as an approved adult member. Please review... Read more
SparkTeens launched the SparkTeens High School Challenge to further motivate teens (high school students) to make health and fitness a priority in their lives. We are challenging high school students across the nation to log their fitness minutes and... Read more
Aside from tuition and room and board, college is full of other costs that add up quickly. Whether you're a high-school student planning ahead, a college student who's pinching pennies or a parent budgeting for your child's next year of school,... Read more
Today was our school's class party and while my colleagues were partaking in the snacks and goodies, I stuck to my vegetables and steamed chicken. I drank my water and even though we left work late, I was still able to go to exercise and my mood was... Read more
I am new here and I was really shock to see that the daily goal given here is 1800-2150 cal because currently I'm eating 1420 for quite sometime after dieting and I maintain my weight at 1420. So I'm wondering if 1800-2150 cal is too much and I will... Read more
So getting everything set up ,right, so I can begin to tear it up! I don't know what it is about this time around but its the ONE.... oh, wait ..i know... all those hours I put into listening to positive, motivational speakers are actually paying off... Read more
I use Mint.Com to manage my money. It combines all of my bank accounts and shows my student loans at the same time. Mint also has a savings function where you can set a goal and devote an account to savings toward that goal. It shows you how much... Read more
I have a goal setting pedometer and each day I sent a new goal; day one: 500 steps. day two; 1000, day 3: 1500 steps ... etc and I have met all the goal so far!!! Yay! Also, my other motivation is that I am a part time (9 unit) student getting my AA... Read more
Sam Pisenti, known to his students as Coach Sam, is the beloved Physical Education teacher at Village and Whited Elementary schools in Northern California. He is also my Dad. Recently, NBC Bay Area News featured him in a segment called “A Force... Read more
Earlier this year, Coach Tanya blogged about the changes being made to school lunches, but five years ago, the state of California had already started to cut down on junk food in school cafeterias. With the changes that were made in California high s... Read more
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