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Team Nutrition Posters

Team Nutrition provides materials developed specifically for kids and their parents/caregivers. We also offer evidence-based curricula educators can use to integrate nutrition lessons into core educational subjects, such as Math, English Language Arts, and Science. Schools, summer sites, and child care (centers, homes and sponsors) that participate in USDA’s child nutrition programs may request free […]

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Team Nutrition Popular Events Idea Booklet

Are you looking for fun ways to promote nutrition and physical activity at your elementary or middle school? Use this events idea booklet to get started! This free events booklet has:    Ideas for 20 themed events, large and small    Spotlights of real-life events at Team Nutrition schools    Handouts, templates, and other free […]

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Serving Up My Plate: A Yummy Curriculum

Serving Up MyPlate is a collection of classroom materials that helps elementary school teachers integrate nutrition education into Math, Science, English Language Arts, and Health. This yummy curriculum introduces the importance of eating from all five food groups using the MyPlate icon and a variety of hands–on activities. Students also learn the importance of physical activity to staying […]

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Keeping kids on task in school may start at home

The transition to kindergarten can be a challenge for children who have trouble paying attention, and can result in behavioral problems and poor academic achievement. A team led by researchers at Penn State is analyzing task persistence and how parents can influence it in early childhood. Task persistence — the ability to sustain effort towards […]

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School Meals

What Are School Meal Programs? Many schools provide students with access to meals through federal school meal programs including the National School Lunch Programexternal icon and the School Breakfast Programexternal icon. These programs are administered by the United States Department of Agricultureexternal icon and state agencies by reimbursing schools for providing healthy meals to students. Who Can Participate in School […]

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School Wellness Training – Make Every School Day a Healthy Day!

When: Friday, March 02, 2018 Time: 8:30AM – 3:30PM Where: Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213 Event Detail Please join Pennsylvania Action for Healthy Kids, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Let’s Move Pittsburgh, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, and Penn State PRO Wellness for a School Health Team training to […]

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