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Nutrition education in the K-12 curriculum : the role of national standards : workshop summary / Steve Olson and Sheila Moats, rapporteurs ; Food and Nutrition Board, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

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Subject: Nutrition > Study and teaching > United States > Congresses.
Health education > Standards > United States > Congresses.
Nutritional Sciences > education.
Health Education > standards.
Child Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Curriculum > standards.
United States.
Genre: Congresses.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780309287197
  • ISBN: 0309287197
  • ISBN: 0309287200
  • ISBN: 9780309287203
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 PDF file (ix, 103 pages)) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2013]

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General Note: Title from PDF title page.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: ""FrontMatter""; ""Reviewers""; ""Contents""; ""1 Introduction and Themes of the Workshop""; ""2 The Current Opportunity""; ""3 The Context for Change""; ""4 Lessons Learned from Federal Programs""; ""5 Lessons Learned from State and Local Experiences""; ""6 Perspectives from Educators""; ""7 Teacher Preparation and Training""; ""8 Developing and Implementing K-12 National Nutrition Education Curriculum Standards""; ""References""; ""Appendix A: Statement of Task and Workshop Agenda""; ""Appendix B: Moderator and Speaker Biographical Sketches""; ""Appendix C: Workshop Attendees""
Abstract: The development and implementation of K-12 nutrition benchmarks, guides, or standards would constitute a critical step in achieving recommendations for better childhood nutrition. This report is a summary of a workshop whose goal was to establish a framework for future collaborative efforts and partnerships to improve nutrition education. This summary presents recommendations made by individual speakers.
Funding Information Note: This activity was supported by Contract No. AG-3198-C-12-0023 between the National Academy of Sciences and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The views presented in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of the organizations or agencies that provided support for the activity.
Source of Description Note: Version viewed June 24, 2014.

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