Podcast: Sitting Disease

Podcast: Sitting Disease

Is sitting worse for your health than smoking?

ESL Lesson Plan Sitting DiseaseHow long do you sit on an average day? Are your students glued to their chairs, too? Today’s podcast features a reading from our Health Matters lesson plan on Sitting Disease. In the related lesson plan, English learners read 6 Tips To Prevent Sitting Disease. They discuss how prolonged sitting is more of a problem in recent generations than it was in the past, and research ways to improve their own posture. This lesson also includes a role-play activity that gives students an opportunity to practice using new vocabulary from the reading. To see the full transcript and use the ready-made lesson plan in class,┬álog in to ESL-Library and choose our Health Matters section. Not a subscriber? Join today!

 

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  1. tara@tarabenwell.com'

    Tara Benwell says:

    Nov 10, 2015 at 9:04 am

    No signs of Sitting Disease in this classroom! https://www.facebook.com/demetrius.lancaster/videos/10153356934199343/

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  2. ESL Library Staff says:

    Aug 01, 2014 at 3:46 pm

    If you’re worried about the Sitting Disease, maybe you need a Lying Down Desk: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/01/lying-down-desk-sanko_n_5639135.html?

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