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Can Procrastination be a Good Thing?

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Title:

Can Procrastination be a Good Thing?

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/stress-behavior-kqed/can-procrastination-be-a-good-thing-above-the-noise/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

It seems like we’re always being told that procrastination is bad. Taking a closer look at why people procrastinate, though, it’s more complicated than it might seem. Many researchers would agree that procrastination can actually be helpful. Distractions provide the mind a break during which we can creatively think through problems. This video can be played during a lesson on personal behaviors and health care.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.2.1) Describe how family values and behaviors influence the health of adolescents.

Examples: eating family meals daily, participating in physical activity, practicing open communication

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.6.2) Describe changing abilities, priorities, and responsibilities that impact personal health goals.

Examples: age, injuries, changing jobs, leaving active school life to work, sedentary to walking, walking to jogging, jogging to running; eating poorly to making healthy food choices leading to weight loss or weight gain

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 8
8.1.2) Analyze how the environment, family history, personal behaviors, and health care can affect individual healthful living.

a. Describe ways to reduce or prevent injuries and illness in adolescents as it pertains to family history, personal behaviors, and health care.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 8
8.2.2) Examine ways the school and community encourage students to use appropriate life skills to improve health.

Examples: participating in conflict resolution practices, Red Ribbon Week, Walk to School Day

Tags: goal setting, mind break
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Author: Michelle Frye