All Blog Posts Tagged 'food' (3)

Unhealthy Snacks For Children

Source: Children are hungrier for snacks, study finds By Melissa Healy on (latimes.com)



When American kids reflect upon their childhoods decades from now, snacks may figure more prominently in their memories -- and around their waists -- than meals shared around a table.



From 1977 to 2006, American children have added 168 snack calories per day to their diets, a study finds. They're munching cookies after school, granola bars on the way to piano lessons, chips… Continue

Added by ConorK on March 2, 2010 at 12:30am — No Comments

Summer is a Time for New Ideas

Although many of us enjoy taking time to relax and recharge, this is also a good time to reconnect with old Classroom 2.0 friends and to make new ones. This is when I have the space to think about ways to change/update curriculum in meaningful ways for my 3rd graders.



This summer I have also been given a grant for a school-wide learning experience with food. This project will have lessons, speakers, field trips, curricular tie-ins, and hands on experiences. It will encompass… Continue

Added by Amy Koegel on June 26, 2008 at 9:02am — 2 Comments

A Healthy Body = A Healthy Mind

Cross posted on educatorslog.in

With problems like obesity, diabetes, and other chronic ailments affecting children, it is high time we started giving diet, and eating habits that extra attention. I mean even in schools a proper effort should be made to drive children into knowing more about health foods, and a diet which is nutritionally complete. Gone are the days when ma’s and grandma’s added that extra sugar, into the child’s daily ‘dose’ of milk, or gave salt to have with… Continue

Added by Varnika Kapoor on May 21, 2007 at 3:00am — 1 Comment

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