#FRD2013

Friday is Food Revolution Day!

 

We’ve got some special guests from Sprout coming in to cook with our health classes, and I can’t wait to see what they’ve got for us.

After that, we’re going to watch this new documentary from HBO’s The Weight of the Nation series. It’s about some awesome kids in New Orleans who decided they wanted healthy food at their school. Rather than just complaining, they actually made some sustainable changes. An awesome example of the power of student voice, and this week is a great time to share it with the kids.

The Great Cafeteria Takeover

What are you going to do on Friday?

At the very least, join this Thunderclap and spread the word to your social network. Maybe you’ll inspire someone to eat their veggies.

More hints and tips in the classroom...

Analyzing food packaging

Hey 8th graders, Now that you’ve done your taste test of the different energy and granola bars, you’re going to analyze the labels to see

12 Grab & Go Projects for Health

* this post originally appeared on Choices.Scholastic.com Many schools are shifting their curriculum to include project-based learning (PBL), but in the life of a teacher,