Education: Health Care Perspectives for Teachers
University of San Diego Department of Continuing Education
At this site kids and teachers can access numerous nutrition ideas. Teachers
can find lesson plans while kids can work on nutrition themed games and
quizzes. A kids cookbook is also available as well as a program for kids
to set their own nutrition goals. www.kidseatgreat.com This site would
be good to recommend to parents. It has areas of focus for the picky eater,
how to cook as a family, and helping children make good nutrition choices.
Tips are available for children of all age groups.
This site has 10 simple readings about tips for promoting better childhood
health. Again, this might be a site to recommend to the parents of your
students to help them get started with good nutrition at home. www.keepkidshealthy.com
This site was written by pediatricians and is very informative. There
is a special school age section dealing with nutrition tips. Parents can
sign up for the free newsletter that discuss a wide range of health topics
This site is good for both educators and parents. Teachers can access
lesson plans, the latest news regarding nutrition , and share their ideas
with others. Parents can find recipes, tips for busy families and ways
to cook together.
This website provides schools with ideas to start your own school garden.
The site emphasizes good nutrition through modeling at your own school.
You can access the plans of other schools who have had success with this
program. There are also tips on planning a garden based on your school's
This site has some great lesson plan ideas for integrating health into
your curriculum. The lesson plans are listed by subject matter and give
some very basic, but interesting ideas for teaching your kids about nutrition
and physical activity.
This site also offers lesson plan ideas for teachers for integrating health
into the curriculum. They also have other links listed for students to
explore that deal with physical activity and nutrition. Online quizzes
are available for students to assess their own health.
At this site you can access healthy recipes and games to inspire fitness
and good nutrition. Teachers can use this site to load up on good ideas
such as new games from around the world that get kids moving. This is
really geared toward elementary school age children.
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