As teachers, we all know that we tend to be so much more than curriculum delivery people. We are nurses, counselors, food distributors, cheerleaders, disciplinarians, parental figures, and so much more. As a collective, we know that effective teaching and learning can only happen when the classroom is a safe and healthy environment. Today, let's talk about ways to help our students stay healthy. Of course, we will not irradiate the common cold before our next Chaucer lecture, but we can take some steps toward healthier students without taking too much time out of our already packed agendas. Below are a few tips that I've put together. Feel free to add your tips in the comment section!