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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Nutrition

Cooking with the class? Folding nutrition concepts into the core curriculum? Worrying about what students are getting at the cafeteria or corner store? Healthy eating is on this menu.

Summer Fun with Food: 10 Resources to Learn About Healthy Eating

Summer is the perfect time to teach your kids about healthy eating. Here are a variety of resources to pique interest in healthy foods at the farmer's market, in the garden, and in the kitchen.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: School Gardens

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The Happy Eating Place: How Elementary Students Can Run Their Own Business

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Five-Minute Film Festival: School Gardens

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Summer Fun with Food: 10 Resources to Learn About Healthy Eating

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Celebrating School Lunch

Blogger Anne O'Brien reports on the new nutrition standards that bring healthier food and more adequate meals to students in need. (Updated 10/2013)

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Using Technology to Teach Health and Wellness

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz offers a selection of websites, games and apps that can help teach students about health and wellness.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: School Gardens

This video playlist goes outdoors to check out school gardens around the country. School gardens provide great green lessons about cooperation, sustainability, and stewardship of the earth.

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Reflecting on Video Games, Learning and Nutrition

Activist principal Pam Howard talks about the successful nutritional outcome of health-focused gaming software.

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A Healthy School Lunch
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A Healthy School Lunch

Martin Luther King Middle School in Berkeley, California, serves up nutritious and delicious food kids love -- some of it locally grown in the school's own garden.

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Fashionable Feasts: Lunch Box 2.0

Bye-bye, brown bag. Hello, hot lunch.

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Learning to Care: A Night in the Global Village
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Learning to Care: A Night in the Global Village

In Perryville, Arkansas, Heifer International re-creates communities from developing countries so kids can experience firsthand how to survive in substandard living conditions.

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The Happy Eating Place: How Elementary Students Can Run Their Own Business

Fourth and fifth graders develop a service learning project that prepares meals for their school community and donates the proceeds to a county food bank.

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Using Technology to Teach Health and Wellness

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz offers a selection of websites, games and apps that can help teach students about health and wellness.

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What Works: In Five Days

By week's end you can begin good habits or launch a new project.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: School Gardens

This video playlist goes outdoors to check out school gardens around the country. School gardens provide great green lessons about cooperation, sustainability, and stewardship of the earth.

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First-Class Citizens: Civics Isn't Just a Class
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First-Class Citizens: Civics Isn't Just a Class

Hudson High School has become a laboratory of democracy, challenging widely held assumptions about how schools can and should operate.

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Reflecting on Video Games, Learning and Nutrition

Activist principal Pam Howard talks about the successful nutritional outcome of health-focused gaming software.

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A Community Collaborates to Focus on Literacy for English Language Learners (ELL)
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A Community Collaborates to Focus on Literacy for English Language Learners

C.P. Squires Elementary School harnesses parents, businesspeople, and retirees for academic and financial support and to staff after-school programs.

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