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Child Nutrition Program(s):
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Resource Category: Local School Wellness

Organization: Healthier Generation

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This training module will support district leaders in sustaining and implementing Local School Wellness Policy (LWP) efforts by providing technical assistance , professional development , and connecting to resources to support local districts and sch

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Target audience: wellness committee, school administrators, school personnel Objectives Understand importance of collaborating with community health professionals. Identify health partners and how to connect to build healthy school environments

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Class provides information on the development, structure and cognitive function of the brain, while highlighting nutrition’s impact on cognition and academic achievement; covers best practices on how schools can play a role in optimizing nutrition.

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Target Audience - Schools, PE teachers, Health/Wellness teachers Class Objectives: -Define Brain Breaks, -Discuss benefits of Brain Breaks - Learn how to implement Brain Breaks - Brain Break Ideas -Tools and Resources for Schools

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Schools can use this resource to help them find alternative options to food rewards. This resource outlines benefits of active rewards and includes ways to recognize achievement with physical activity rewards along with implementation tips.

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Schools can use this resource to encourage walking or biking to school. This resource: - Outlines benefits of walking or biking to school - Provides tips to getting started and implementing - Addresses solutions to perceived challenges

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This resource can be utilized to promote recess before lunch and encourage schools to increase unstructured physical activity during the school day. It explains the benefits of morning recess and outlines challenges and solutions to implementing.

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This 20-minute micro learning will provide an overview of the USDA standards and nutrition guidelines that govern the sale of foods and beverages available to students on campus during the school day also known as Smart Snacks.

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The Organic School Food Roadmap is a practical “how-to” guide, developed to help school food service teams make organic purchasing decisions and overcome key challenges when buying organic foods.

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A workshop to help school food service professionals and community members learn how a local school wellness policy can help create healthy environments.

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This poster provides an overview of the PhotoVoice and Farmer's Grow MyPlate activities that were developed for students in grades 7-12 and k-4. The objective of these activities were to engage students in assessing the school lunchroom environment as well as to increase their nutrition knowledge and willingness to try

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Engaging families in student health and wellness is essential for encouraging healthy behaviors at home and at school. Students with families who are actively engaged with their school are more likely to have better attendance, healthy behaviors, and higher academic achievement. This Parent Workshop is one of three in a

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Engaging families in student health and wellness is essential for encouraging healthy behaviors at home and at school. Students with families who are actively engaged with their school are more likely to have better attendance, healthy behaviors, and higher academic achievement. This Parent Workshop is one of three in a

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This resource can assist members of the school community including principals, school food service, teachers, janitors and parents with implementing a schedule in which recess proceeds lunch. The toolkit provides the rationale for scheduling recess before lunch and easy to follow steps for implementing this concept.

Child Nutrition Program(s):
  • Other

Resource Category: Local School Wellness

Organization: Iowa Department of Education

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This material was developed through a FY 2016 TNTG. Monthly newsletter featuring school wellness, school nutrition, and physical activity/education resources, training, and best practices.

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Target audience: School Wellness Committee members and appropriate school staff Purpose: To provide resources and guidance on wellness policy development and implementation Includes: 1) Wellness Training Workshop 2) Team training with SHI focus 3) Model Wellness Policy 4) FACT SHEET: Wellness Policy Implementation 5) TEMPLATE: Triennial Assessment 6) FACT SHEET:

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This resource is designed to assist school districts with developing comprehensive policies that incorporate new policy requirements while establishing a framework for accountability. The resource provides information on required policy components and includes best practices that will assist schools with creating and maintaining a strong wellness policy.

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A guide for LEAs to complete their School Wellness Policy Triennial Assessment

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Resource to incorporate nutrition education and physical activity into the classroom. "This material was developed through a FY 2016 TNTG."