Saving the World, One Healthy Food at a Time!

Dairy Council of California

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Summary: Materials emphasizing healthy activity and eating patterns through math and language arts for California K-8 teachers.

Details:This K-8 curriculum covers the concepts of exercise and healthy food choices. This curriculum offers bilingual materials that are aligned with multiple subjects within California content standards. Many kits include visual aids and posters to reinforce the lesson. The curriculum starts with learning the basic principles of healthy activity and eating patterns for the younger graders. For students in the upper grade levels, decision making and real world challenges are emphasized. Teacher training is also available to increase the educator’s comfort with the material.

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Solange Bushra Wasef, MS, RD is a registered dietitian and professor in the greater Los Angeles area. She is currently an Assistant Professor at Palomar College. Solange also has experience in nutrition writing, authoring presentations, creating weight-loss curriculum, weight counseling, and nutrition outreach through meal delivery programs for the homebound. Prior to teaching nutrition at the college level, she taught language arts and math to high school students.

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