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Teacher Training | Grade 10

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  • “The ready to use lessons and Smartboard activities are fabulous. Best of all, it’s all free!”

  • “The free materials are easy to implement and are useful for a variety of different learning styles.”

  • “Very hands-on and interactive with helpful resources that are ready to go. Excellent workshop!”

  • “I’m excited to share with my students how to better follow the food guide and eat healthier.”

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The Adolescent Consumer recognizes many teens at this age make their own food decisions. The program offers practical informationfor making food choices in a variety of environments.

This interactive teacher workshop uses many tools to help students develop practical skills. Students will learn to sort fact from fiction in fast food, use labels to make food choices, understand Food Guide Serving Sizes and dietary fat, and learn how eating on the run can still be healthy. Nutrition for health promotion and disease prevention is covered in a teen-friendly fashion.

 This interactive teacher workshop will include:

  • Teacher’s Guide – lesson plans, teaching ideas, student activities, and assessment tools (use the same description with the
  • USB – Contains student activity sheets (French and English) designed for use with Smartboard
Nutrition is a cross-curricular topic. Meet outcomes in many other subjects while teaching nutrition.
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Program Resources

What comes with the program

The following resources are provided at no cost to workshop participants

  • Teacher guide

    Teacher guide

    Teacher guide with teacher background information, teaching ideas, and student activities and handouts

  • USB

    USB

    Contains student activity sheets (English and French) designed for use with Smartboard

OPTIONAL MATERIALS

Materials available for purchase

  • Food Picture Cards (Bilingual)

    Food Picture Cards (Bilingual)

    A set of 103 food pictures with a food group legend on the back (5”x7”cards).

    $ 20.00

  • Food Guide Rainbow

    Food Guide Rainbow

    This re-useable fabric rainbow (approx. 24”x40”) can be incorporated into many nutrition activities at any grade level.

    $ 15.00

  • Food Guide Serving Size Poster

    Food Guide Serving Size Poster

    This two sided poster shows a food guide rainbow on one side and several meals and snacks on the other; both include life-size food guide servings.

    $ 8.00

Other Materials

Home Connections

Sharing nutrition information with parents can:

  • Help families understand what students learn about nutrition and food.
  • Support classroom learning in the home.
  • Update parents on nutritional information.
  • Communicate with families to encourage healthful eating habits at home.