ERIC Number: ED175545
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Apr
Reference Count: 0
From Classroom to Cafeteria: A Nutrition Guide for Teachers and Managers. Revised Edition.
This guide is designed to encourage and stimulate school nutrition managers to cooperate with classroom teachers in an active nutrition education program. The suggestions in the guide have been experienced and tested in the Fulton County Schools of Atlanta, Georgia. Contents of the chapters cover the following: (1) an outline of the roles of classroom teachers, the school nutrition director, and the school nutrition manager in promoting a successful school nutrition program; (2) a list of general suggestions and grade-level activities for learning about nutrition in the classroom and cafeteria; (3) a compilation of classroom-cafeteria learning experiences which have been successfully conducted in the Fulton County Schools; (4) a copy of a letter addressed to classroom teachers from the Director of the School Food Services in the Fulton County Schools which outlines various "fun learning experiences for correlating classroom projects with nutrition education"; (5) a brief description of the nutritional value of and procedures for growing sprouts; (6) a "show and tell" collection of short pieces sent by teachers concerning activities and reactions to activities they conducted on nutrition; (7) a compilation of menus of foreign cuisine; (8) a brief handout on "sugarholics"; (9) a compilation of newspaper clippings and fliers on classroom projects concerning nutrition which were conducted in the Fulton schools; and (10) a reference list of books, sources of materials and articles, filmstrips and slides on nutrition and health. (Author/SS)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Foods Instruction, Health Education, Learning Activities, Lunch Programs, Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction, Relevance (Education), Staff Role
NUTRA, P.O. Box 13825, Atlanta, Georgia 30324 ($7.50; make checks payable to Sara Sloan)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, GA.