School Wide Activity – Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: “I Feel Good!” A Weekly Wellness Radio Broadcast for Elementary School Children. Every Wednesday program would air. Topics were based on various public health weekly and monthly observances (i.e., September—National Pediculosis Awareness Month; February—National Children’s Dental Health Month; March—National Nutrition Month; and April—Alcohol Awareness Month). The creator chose other broadcasts as based on observations, health interviews, and questions from teachers, staff, and parents.

Study results: Increased health knowledge.

Reference: Morton, J. L. (2008). “I Feel Good!” A weekly wellness radio broadcast for elementary school children. The Journal of School Nursing, 24(2), 83–87.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good