Civic and Health Literacy


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US Citizenship Test
Citizen Ace 2011

OVERVIEW

Partnership for 21st Century Skills, http://www.p21.org/ This is the site that has information about all of the topics we are focusing on in evening training sessions. Take time to look around this site. Especially take a look at the Framework for 21st Century Learning and resources for Civic and Health Literacy. Each iCougars training session will explore this site.


Civic Literacy

  • Participating effectively in civic life through knowing how to stay informed and understanding governmental processes

  • Exercising the rights and obligations of citizenship at local, state, national and global levels

  • Understanding the local and global implications of civic decisions

Governmental Processes:

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The Democrats

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The Law Guide

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Congress 411 $0.99

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Government Spending $0.99

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USA.gov

Citizenship: rights and obligations

Watershed requirements, civic responsibility, ecological responsibility, global warming


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Most Wanted

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GORequest

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US Tax Receipt

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Local and global implications:


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Volunteer Match

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IMatter Kids vs. Global Warming




Health Literacy

  • Obtaining, interpreting and understanding basic health information and services and using such information and services in ways that are health enhancing

  • Understanding preventive physical and mental health measures, including proper diet, nutrition, exercise, risk avoidance and stress reduction

  • Using available information to make appropriate health-related decisions

  • Establishing and monitoring personal and family health goals

  • Understanding national and international public health and safety issues














Health Information and Services:

Preventative, Making good decisions, personal health goals


Websites:


Podcasts:

Apps:
  • Password Keeper


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myNet Diary $9.99

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Lose It!

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Restaurant Nutrition

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Calorie Counter

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Calorie Counter @ Diet Tracker

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Footsteps-Pedometer Free

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Hike Utah

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Utah State Parks Field Guide

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Fitness Pro.. free today!!
Office Yoga
Runners World Trainer
All recipes.com
Superfoods
Living healthy
Body Fitness
Losing it with Jillian Michaels
Restaurants
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Stress check

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Stress Reducer

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Relax Raindrops

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Wellness Tip of the Day

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My Homework

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Daily Tracker Lite

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Wunderlist

Good Food Near you
Pocket to do
Track and Share
Tesla Toy

*Daily Tracker Lite



National and International Issues:


Environmental Issues, public health, current events, epidemics, cost of health issues, news & debates, etc.



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Government Health News



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iSingle Payer

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Whistler $0.99

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Public Health News (Harvard)