The first step in creating a solution is identifying a problem. This site provides modules to assist in identifying the health risks and problems in your school or district. By taking the time to explore these modules, you are on the path to a renewed healthy environment for your students.
You must register your school and information, but it is very user friendly and most definitely worthwhile.
This brochure is an introduction to making healthy choices with emphasis on food choices and living active. It is only a sample of the available choices. There are teaching tools for preschoolers all the way to pregnancy. Visit this very informative and helpful site for a full view of the teaching opportunities made available. http://www.choosemyplate.gov/tipsresources/printmaterials.html
Assisting students in understadging the importance of their choices is the building block to healthier living.
This resource provides over 300 teaching initiatives to help students learn about and understand blood, bones, the brain, cardiovascular system, diabetes, health care and careers, nutrition and the body, obesity, oral health, relationships, sleep, stereotypes, and vision. It includes opportunities for professional development, teaching, and reenforcing with interactive on-line student activities & simulations.
Center for Disease Control provides a very accurate, safe, informative, and fun learning opportunity for students. A variety of health and physical education topics are explained, taught, reinforced, and made easily accessible for educators, parents, and students.
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