ERIC Number: ED172938
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Nutrition Education: A Multidisciplinary Approach.
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
This guide for teachers, supervisors and administrators offers a conceptual framework and resources for developing a complete nutrition education program. Included are: (1) a statement of need for nutrition education, (2) definition of what nutrition education should encompass; (3) goals identified by teachers, curriculum specialists and nutrition specialists, and (4) an outline of current issues in nutrition. These ideas are incorporated in an outline of concepts for a comprehensive kindergarten through grade 12 nutrition curriculum which includes a brief description of key ideas, and a description of a total school nutrition program which includes the components of food service, nutrition instruction, and community-family involvement. In addition, resources for teacher use in planning a nutrition curriculum or teaching unit are listed. Citations include audiovisuals, bibliographies, books and pamphlets, catalogues, curriculum guides and periodicals. Also included are names and addresses of people in state organizations and agencies related to public instruction and health. (Author/SS)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Bibliographies, Community Involvement, Conceptual Schemes, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Involvement, Family School Relationship, Food Service, Foods Instruction, Nutrition Instruction, School Community Programs, School Health Services, Teaching Guides
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.