May 16, 2013, Park Ridge, Illinois–As you are among nearly 1,000 Family & Consumer Science teachers and nutrition educators that are members of ENC-Teacher Exchange, you may wish to re-visit our web site now that we’ve populated it with 10 videos on topics ranging from “obesity” and “hunger” to “protein benefits,” and made dozens of new downloadable teaching tools available. Click here to visit www.encteacher.org when you get a chance, and be sure to bookmark it for future reference.
ENC-Teacher Exchange remains focused this year on obesity prevention, but we’ve added another new video feature this week that describes how the Dallas Independent School District recently voted unanimously to combat hunger by bringing breakfast into the classroom for all of its 157,000 students. Click here to view “Breakfast in Dallas.”
ENC-Teacher Exchange was introduced early in 2012 by Egg Nutrition Center (ENC), science division of The American Egg Board in Park Ridge, Ill, and is supported by The American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences.
Egg Nutrition Center’s contribution to America’s efforts to improve the overall health of K thru 12th grade students through better nutrition and regular physical activity is best expressed through the 10 video stories and affiliated downloadable resources we’ve published to date, each of which highlight practical solutions that are most often spearheaded by teachers and school administrators. These stories are cataloged in ENC-Teacher Exchange channels on YouTube and SchoolTube.
Videos for teachers at all grade levels:
Click here to view “Breakfast in Dallas Classrooms” (March 2013).
Click here to view “School Food Do-Over” that describes Memphis City Schools food service (May 2012)
Click here to view “AAFCS Teacher of the Year” Sharon Baillie (March 2012)
Click here to view “Fitness-Nutrition” at Andrew HS in Illinois (January 2012)
Videos for teachers at K thru 5th grade levels:
Click here to view “Go Slow Whoa” at Laredo Elementary (January 2013)
Click here to view “Snacking on Technology” at Laurel Park Elementary in Apex, NC (October 2012)
Click here to view “Gold School Danville” about the nation’s first grade school school (Northeast Elementary) that earned the Gold Award from “Schools For a Healthier Generation” (June 2012)
Videos specifically about “nutrition” for teachers at all grade levels:
Click here to view “Deconstructing Obesity” by Boston pediatrician Ron Kleinman (January 2012)
Click here to view “Nutrition Experts on Protein” (October 2012)
Click here to view 2-minute promotional video on home page that briefly describes the ENC-Teacher Exchange program.
Click here for quick view of all the downloadable teacher resources that accompany each of the videos on the ENC-Teacher Exchange site.
Source: ENC-Teacher Exchange at www.encteacher.org
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