This website is a fantastic resource for finding programs for your school to become involved in. Start the crusade to get your school on a healthier path. There's always room for improvement where this is concerned. I'm ready to start!
Being healthy is not only about nutrition and physical activity, it is also about passing around those pesky germs. Keeping yourself healthy is just as important so you can be there for the kids. This video is enlightening and shows just how many germs are around your classroom.
This is great motivation and preparation for schools to offer healthy breakfast and lunch programs to children that eat at least half of their meals at school. There are meal standards as well as ideas and school challenges to make things fun. I would love to see my school adopt some of these policies.
This website is a complete plan tailored to your school from beginning to end! You start out by finding your school and creating a team. There are assessments, action plans and tons of resources. I am excited to implement this program into our school!
This article explains the differences between students that tested better after moderate exercise than the students that sat idle for 20 minutes before testing. It also explains how proper nutrition can affect students testing as well. It is a proven science that I found very interesting. Test them out and see!