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Nutrition
The Importance of Healthy Eating
The Importance of Healthy Eating

The Importance of Healthy Eating

What we eat begins to affect our bodies before it even gets to our guts. The anticipation alone of a tasty treat is enough to make us salivate, readying our systems for nutrient breakdown, transport, and use as energy for all of life’s activities. The importance of healthy eating and nutrition is the key to a fully functioning body.

Business
Hebrew Principles for Best Business Practices
19 Hebrew Principles for Best Business Practices

19 Hebrew Principles for Best Business Practices

At the core of the World Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (WAIE)'s teachings are that of our ancestral Hebrew principles. When our young scholars learn about business and entrepreneurship they will learn about the foundational teachings of how they should operate their business before learning about business practices for world cultures. There are 33 Hebrew Principles for Best Business Practices that are key for all young scholars to learn about. In this post we have outlined the key principles, let us know in the comments if you're implementing these practices and how you are implementing them.

Mental Wellness
Importance of Mental Health
The Importance of Mental Health

The Importance of Mental Health

According to the American Psychological Association, 50% of mental illnesses begin by the age of 14 and 75% by the age of 24. As many of these concerns arise throughout a student’s school years and because children spend much of their time at school, it makes sense that the importance of mental health education to be at the forefront of curriculum.

Equity
School Retention, School Suspension, School Expulsion
School Retention, Suspension, & Expulsions

School Retention, Suspension, & Expulsions

Why does being suspended or expelled increase the likelihood that a student will drop out of school? Understanding the impacts of school retention, school suspension, and school expulsion are crucial to developing success plans for youth in the education system. Although this phenomenon has been well-established and researched, schools continue to utilize school suspension and school expulsion as forms of punishment. These forms of punishment have negative impacts on students’ wellbeing in both the short and long term, within and outside of the classroom.

Equity
Diversity in Teaching
Diversity in Teaching

Diversity in Teaching

Diversity in education is a topic of growing discussion, though most conversations fail to appreciate the role that diversity in teaching has on student success. The  World Academy for Innovation & Entrepreneurship  (WAIE) sees this disparity as an opportunity to provide students with representation within and outside of the classroom. WAIE prioritizes a culturally responsive curriculum taught by a diverse body of educators along with robust workforce readiness and higher education preparation programs, equipping our students in becoming the next generation of ethical educators.