Everyone’s Playing Halo 3

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The long-awaited third installment of the X-Box video game Halo was released this week.  Within the first 24 hours of its release, the game rang up $170 million in sales and more than 1 million people logged on to play.  The game features a variety of weapons used to fight aliens and other humans along… Read more »

Back to School Newsletters

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The September editions of the newsletter are up!  If you haven’t already, you can see them here: Parents’ Newsletter – The kids are going back to school – how you can use this transition time as an opportunity to create a healthy media environment? Teachers’ Newsletter – You’re back in the classroom — how can… Read more »

Learning Scripts for Romance

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After a few weeks off, the CMCH blog is back!  There is much new research to cover over the next few days.  One new study by Rivadeneyra and Lebo examined 215 high schoolers to learn whether television affected their dating behavior.  They found that: Teens who watched romantic TV shows were more likely to have… Read more »