We covered rhetorical images in the last post but are similar since the article has the same basic principles as the last one. How does an image make you feel, and what makes you feel that way? You can get the answer by breaking down the image according to the context, audience, and the purpose […]
Traveling Nearby Progymnasmata: Confirmation This video as a side piece to Alain De Botton’s book “The Art of Travel” is a wonderful collage of the reasons to travel. The perks and drawbacks of traveling to the unknown. He ventures through different kinds of travel such as cruise ships, road trips, and plane travel. With most […]
Most human beings want and seek romantic love, but is it worth the risks of heartache if love is uncertain, stigma if society disapproves, and heartbreak when love is lost? For answers to this question, we will turn to selections from classical epics, whose myths about Greek and Roman love goddesses and the mortals whom […]
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Major Project 1: Travel Progymnasmata Overview For Major Project 1, “Travel Progymnasmata,” you will craft both creative and explanatory responses to our course readings in relation to the progymnasmata. What are progymnasmata? They are the “rudimentary exercises” practiced by students in Greece, Rome, and Renaissance Europe—as well as by Thomas Jefferson and American students all […]
With up to 20-30% of reproductive age women unable to successfully conceive naturally, infertility is considered a global health issue. The rate of infertility is significant, inflicting many couples, and is likely grossly underestimated. Even more, despite more research and education, infertility rates have not decreased in the past 20 years. The field of reproductive […]
The Creating Healthy Bodies Campaign is a district wide health program for all elementary schools in Loudoun County Virginia and will focus on two groups, students and parents. The aim is to educate students and parents about the benefits of eating a healthier diet, including more fruits and vegetables. The ultimate purpose of the program […]
Childhood obesity has reached epic proportions in the United States with more than 1/3 of children being overweight and nearly 18% of children between the ages of 6-11 being obese. The health consequences of childhood obesity include diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers. Keep reading to see how the Creating Healthy Bodies Campaign plans to combat overweight and obesity in our youth populations.
Working with the Loudoun County Public School District personnel, parents, and caretakers, our program seeks to promote the health and success of the students by increasing student knowledge about healthy behaviors as well as providing guidance as to how to increase their fruit and vegetable intake while reducing consumption of competitive foods. Please continue reading to learn about the goals and objectives of the program.