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CDC: Healthy Schools – School Nutrition

CDC: Healthy Schools - School Nutrition

This resource, from the Centers for Disease Control, provides information about the benefits of healthy eating, diet and academic performance, and the consequences of a poor diet.

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Core Nutrition Messages

This collection of consumer-tested messages and communication tools is from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service. The resources complement the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and can help nutrition educators motivate students and families to adopt healthier eating habits.

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Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020

The Dietary Guidelines is designed for professionals to help all individuals ages 2 and older and their families consume a healthy, nutritionally adequate diet. The information in the Dietary Guidelines is used in developing Federal food, nutrition, and health policies and programs.

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Helping Youth Make Better Food Choices: Tips for Schools

This resource from Action for Healthy Kids describes challenges to improving kids’ selections of healthy foods, from media influence to access, to the importance of parent involvement, and provides tips on improving student understanding of its importance through student promotions and more.

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MyPlate Kids' Place

From the USDA, this site includes games, activity sheets, videos, songs and recipes geared toward helping students build a better plate.

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MyPlate for Teens

MyPlate for Teens

Young people experience many changes during their tween and teen years. Building healthy food and physical activity habits will help them now and as they enter adulthood. These USDA resources, tips, and ideas can help them take charge and learn to make their own choices.

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MyPlate on Campus

MyPlate on Campus

MyPlate on Campus is an initiative to get college and university students talking about healthy eating and working with their campus community to create ways for students to adopt healthy lifestyles that they can maintain during and beyond their college years.

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National Nutrition Month Toolkit

National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This toolkit includes event ideas, information, research, social media resources and more.

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Nutrition Basics

This resource from the American Heart Association provides basic concepts to help you sort through nutrition research and dietary advice.

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Protein and Exercise

This protein education resource from the National Dairy Council explains the importance of protein to an active lifestyle.

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Protein: Understanding the Basics

This protein education resource from the National Dairy Council gives an overview of what protein is and explains what foods are high-quality protein.

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USDA Team Nutrition Posters

USDA Team Nutrition Posters

Team Nutrition provides materials developed specifically for kids and their parents/caregivers and curricula educators can use to integrate nutrition lessons into core educational subjects. Schools that participate in USDA's Child Nutrition Programs may request free printed copies of many of these materials.

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USDA’s MyPlate

From the USDA, this site includes tip sheets with information on all of the food groups, physical activity ideas, planning tools and printable resources. Each section of the collection provides a brief overview of a food group, with a link to more information and examples of healthy eating.

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Why Milk? Information Sheet

Put a spotlight on how dairy milk helps the students at your school do all the amazing things they do — from academics to athletics. Milk has high-quality protein to build lean muscle, and calcium and vitamin D for strong bones. What more can you ask for? Learn more and share with this Why Milk? Information Sheet.

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101 Tips for Teaching Nutrition Concepts in Physical Education

This resource, created by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and Fuel Up to Play 60, is designed to help physical education teachers integrate nutrition concepts into their teaching routines.

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National Standards for Physical Education

SHAPE America's National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education define what a student should know and be able to do as a result of a highly effective physical education program. States and local school districts across the country use the National Standards to develop or revise existing standards, frameworks, and curricula.

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CDC Classroom Physical Activity Promotion Kit

This promotion kit from CDC provides ideas for how to promote classroom physical activity resources using social media, newsletters, infographics, web badges, and more.

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CDC: Healthy Schools – Physical Education and Physical Activity

This is the CDC's overview and entry into information about both Physical Education programs and its recommended approaches to helping youth achieve the recommended goal of 60 minutes of physical activity each day.

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CDC: Physical Activity for Youth and Adolescents

This CDC fact sheet focuses on the physical activity guidelines for children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 and includes recommendations for three types of activity: aerobic, muscle-strengthening, and bone-strengthening Each type has important health benefits.

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Game On!

From Action for Healthy Kids, Game On is a flexible and adaptable online program, supporting America's schools in creating healthier school environments for students, staff, and the communities they serve. This no-cost online guide provides all the information and resources you need to host a successful school wellness program in your school with the ultimate goal of getting your school nationally recognized as a health-promoting school.

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Game On! Step 4: Find Activities

This interactive school map helps your Fuel Up to Play 60 team with ideas for nutrition and physical activities for all aspects of the school building. Activities range from leading physical activity breaks in the classroom, to offering more fruits and veggies in the cafeteria, to providing recess on the playground before lunch.

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Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (2nd Edition)

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provides evidence-based guidance to help Americans maintain or improve their health through physical activity.

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SHAPE America: Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program

CSPAP is a multi-component approach by which school districts and schools use all opportunities for students to be physically active, meet the nationally-recommended 60 minutes of physical activity each day, and develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to be physically active for a lifetime.

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SHAPE America: Posters and Infographics

These resources from the SHAPE America digital download library can be used to highlight specific priorities and motivate students and adults to get active. Additional links provide guides, curricula, and activity ideas.

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Society for Health and Physical Education: Teacher’s Toolbox

This comprehensive resource provides information and guidance for educators and coaches in topics such as elementary and high school P.E., adapted physical education, health education, and more. It also includes activity calendars.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Move Your Way – 60 a Day! Infographic

This two-page flyer helps students understand how to fit 60 minutes of physical activity into their day.

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Breakfast Blueprint: Breakfast After the Bell Programs Support Learning

This guide, developed by the American Federation of Teachers and the Food Research & Action Center, addresses strategies for implementing breakfast in the classroom, second-chance breakfast options and grab-and-go meals. The guide explores methods for starting and growing existing programs.

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Tools – Why Physical Activity – CDC: Healthy Schools – Physical Education and Physical Activity

This Centers for Disease Control resource provides information and guidance on topics such as in-class activity, before and after school activity, recess, and more.

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Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs: A Guide for Schools

This comprehensive resource from the Centers for Disease Control and SHAPE America provides research, resources and links to multiple ideas on how to integrate physical activity in schools throughout the school day.

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The Essential Components of Physical Education

This resource from the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America) outlines key reasons for and elements of successful P.E. programs, and provides tools and resources that can help schools review their own programs.

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MyPlate Message Toolkit for Professionals

This online toolkit includes graphics, sample social media, videos, and links to more information for each of the key messages in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

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Nutrition Standards for School Meals

This resource from the U.S. Department of Agriculture highlights the 2012 changes in school meal standards designed to align school meals with the latest nutrition science and the real world circumstances of America’s schools.

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Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

Issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2008, these guidelines describe the federal government's recommendations for the types and amounts of physical activity that offer substantial health benefits to Americans.

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Presidential Youth Fitness Program

The Presidential Youth Fitness Program emphasizes the value of living a physically active life — in school and beyond. With this program, schools gain access to resources to help students engage in their own health and fitness, including the use of Fitnessgram®, which measures students’ physical fitness against a set of health-based criteria rather than their performance compared to peers.

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Strategies to Improve the Quality of Physical Education

This guidebook from the Centers for Disease Control (2010) outlines and provides a rationale for key strategies aimed at increasing the amount of time that students are engaged in moderate to vigorous physical activity while in physical education class.

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USDA Team Nutrition: Nutrition Education Resources

This collection of resources from the USDA's Food and Nutrition Services department includes links to policy and training resources, curricular materials, core nutrition messaging and other nutrition education materials.

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10 Tips: Be an Active Family

Physical activity is important for children and adults of all ages. Being active as a family can benefit everyone. Adults need 2 1/2 hours a week of physical activity and children need 60 minutes a day. Follow these tips to add more activity to your family's busy schedule.

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10 Tips: MyPlate Snack Tips for Parents

This list of tips from USDA's MyPlate gives suggestions for grab-and-go snacks, ways to swap ingredients for healthier choices, and more.

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Ask the Expert: Move More with Kids

This interview with physical activity expert George Graham, PhD, provides a set of questions and answers about the importance of moving more with kids.

Healthy Food Choices

It's important for children to adopt a healthy lifestyle starting at a young age. Parents play an essential role in helping shape children's eating habits. Try these simple tips to help your children eat well and learn to enjoy nutritious foods.

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Let's Move! For Parents

This resource, from former First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! program, provides five simple steps for improving family health. Tips for physical activity include limiting screen time, ways family members can be active together and ideas for how to get involved in school health.

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Make Physical Activity a Part of Your Family’s Routine

This resource from former First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! program provides tips and suggestions for helping families to become more physically active.

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Meal Planning: Information for Parents

Planning healthy meals is easy. Just follow these simple tips.

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Mix & Match Breakfast Ideas

This resource includes ideas for quick and easy breakfasts that can be served at home or taken on the go. These foods and recipes could also be included at breakfast taste testing events.

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MyPlate: Healthy Eating on a Budget

This set of tips includes ideas for how to plan your meals and shopping, how to look for bargains at the grocery store, low-cost recipes, and more.

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MyPlate Tip Sheets

These tip sheets from the USDA's ChooseMyPlate program offer brief sets of suggestions, on a variety of topics, to help you improve your healthy eating habits and selections.

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Parents’ Guide to an Active Lifestyle

Parents and caregivers can play a key role in keeping children healthy and active. Try these simple tips to keep your family moving.

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Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

Issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2008, these guidelines describe the federal government's recommendations for the types and amounts of physical activity that offer substantial health benefits to Americans.

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Power Up with Breakfast

This tip sheet from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides information on the importance of breakfast and includes recipes and suggestions for healthy breakfast choices.

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School Breakfast: Information for Parents

Want your children to be alert, focused and ready to tackle the day's academic challenges? Encourage them to eat breakfast. Not just on test days, but every day of the year. It's well-documented that breakfast eaters are more focused and energetic throughout the day.

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School Lunch: Information for Parents

When children eat school lunch, they are more likely to consume milk, meats, grains and vegetables compared to students who don't, including students who bring lunch from home. They also have higher nutrient intakes — both at lunch and over the course of an entire day. And cost-wise, school lunch is at a great value.

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We Can! Get Active

This resource from the National Institutes of Health provides information about why and how youth and families can get more physically active. The relationship between activity and nutrition is described, and there are links to additional articles that can help families move more.

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Youth Physical Activity: The Role of Families

This four-page handout from the Centers for Disease Control provides information for families on the types, duration and intensity of appropriate activities for youth. It also cites statistics on youth physical activity and provides tips for how parents and adult caregivers can help youth get more physical activity into their routines.

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Child Nutrition Fact Sheet: Breakfast for Learning

This research brief from the Food Research and Action Center summarizes a wealth of scientific research on the link between children’s nutrition and academic performance.

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The Learning Connection: What You Need to Know to Ensure Your Kids are Healthy and Ready to Learn

This paper from Action for Healthy Kids highlights the costs that poor nutrition and physical inactivity can have on schools, and shows evidence that making improvements in these areas can help schools both meet performance goals and alleviate some financial constraints.

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The Wellness Impact: Enhancing Academic Success through Healthy School Environments

This report — from GENYOUth, National Dairy Council (NDC), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American School Health Association (ASHA) — reinforces the crucial link between quality nutrition, physical activity and academic performance.

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Grade School Fitness Articles (Ages 5-12)

This American Academy of Pediatrics' collection provides articles of interest to educators, caregivers, parents and other adults interested in helping children achieve health and fitness recommendations. There are articles on topics such as developing long-term habits, setting goals and the expected developmental abilities of children in this age range.

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Teen Fitness Articles (Ages 12-18)

This American Academy of Pediatrics' collection provides articles of interest to educators, caregivers, parents and other adults interested in helping teens achieve health and fitness recommendations. There are articles on topics such as different types of exercise appropriate for teens, developing a fitness plan and teens' developmental abilities.

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The Association Between School-Based Physical Activity, Including Physical Education and Academic Performance

Recess can boost students’ concentration and physical activity breaks as short as five minutes can improve test scores, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This report (2010) suggests that more time in physical education class can improve attention, concentration and test scores; it suggests physical activity clubs improve grade point average, educational goal setting and graduation rates.

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AASA Students Leading Change Guide

New Guide: Students Leading Change

This is a student-created best practices guide for leading presentations with adults and other students. Use this guide while you prepare presentations to support FUTP 60 in your school and district!

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Donation Request Letter Template

This template suggests ways you can word a request for donations to your Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Play. Remember, this is just a guide. You will need to customize your request to reflect your program.

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Earning Points with Fuel Up to Play 60

Guide: Earning Points with Fuel Up to Play 60

Learn how to earn Points on FuelUpToPlay60.com and create your road map to becoming a Student Ambassador.

 

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Fuel Up to Play 60 Pledge

Take the Pledge and start to Fuel Up to Play 60 today!

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Fuel Up to Play 60 Teambuilding Tips

These teambuilding tips include ideas on how to recruit team members and form a team, as well as the characteristics of a well-functioning team.

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FUTP 60 At-A-Glance: Infographic

FUTP 60 At-A-Glance: Infographic

This resource shows the impact FUTP 60 has had on students and schools.  

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FUTP 60 Website Guide

FUTP 60 Website Guide

This resource provides instructions on how to navigate the FUTP 60 website.

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Guide to Linking Your School

Guide to Linking Your School

This resource will help you get connected! Use the guide to help you link your school to FuelUpToPlay60.com.

 

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Idea Sheet: Get the Word Out!

Create and submit to your local news stations a news video or documentary about the healthy eating and physical activity programs that students in your school are doing — and how they are helping to earn rewards for your school.

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Idea Sheet: Getting Families and Community Involved

Parent Information Letter Template

Through fun physical activities and healthy eating opportunities, help families learn how they can eat and play together in a healthy way.

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Idea Sheet: School Promotions

Promote participation in Fuel Up to Play 60 by organizing a poster contest for each class or grade level. Students will create posters that highlight what they will do to meet Fuel Up to Play 60 goals and earn rewards for their school in the Fuel Up to Play 60 program.

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Implementing the Program

Read about each of the Plays, including their goals and summaries of how they work.

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Monthly Fun Facts

This series of handouts includes nutrition tips, information about and ideas for physical activity, and ideas for timely activities you can do around holidays or monthly observances.

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Parent Information Letter Template

This template information letter for parents provides a description of Fuel Up to Play 60 and an introduction to FuelUpToPlay60.com.

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Sample Morning Announcements and Bulletin Board Blurbs

Use these sample messages throughout the year to keep students and faculty focused on Fuel Up to Play 60.

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School Wellness Investigation

The School Wellness Investigation is a tool that will help you and your team members collect information about your school's current nutrition and physical activity environment. Developed in alignment with authoritative guidelines, the School Wellness Investigation will identify opportunities to make your school's wellness environment even better!

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School Wellness Investigation: How To

This guide provides a detailed description about the purpose of and how to conduct the School Wellness Investigation. It includes examples, scoring instructions, and FAQs.

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Six Steps Guide

Six Steps Guide

This resource provides information on the Six Steps and how a school can become a Touchdown School.

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Spread the Word: Publicize Your Results

This tool provides tips on how to publicize your program and its successes, both locally and with a wider audience.

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Student Certificate of Achievement

Student Certificate of Achievement

Have an awesome student whose Fuel Up to Play 60 contributions you'd like to recognize? Download this certificate, customize it, and present it to your student to honor their hard work!

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Student Dashboard Guide for Educators

This resource explains what students can report on the Dashboard, how they earn Points, what they collect, & how they achieve Levels.

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Survey and Polling Tools

This resource explains the purpose and benefits of collecting polling data. Use the ideas here and the related customizable polls to help you plan your Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Plays.

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How to Engage Businesses

Need outside support or supplies for your Healthy Eating or Physical Activity Play or an event? These tips will help you find the right way to reach out to businesses in your community.

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How to Engage Students

This resource provides information on how to motivate and encourage students to take an active role in Fuel Up to Play 60. Students want to make a difference. Use this resource to help you engage them in meaningful ways.

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How to Involve Your Community

Do you want to get important members of your community — such as public officials, local celebrities, business owners and neighbors — involved in your program? Use these tips to help you talk about Fuel Up to Play 60 with people in your community and get them excited about joining your efforts.

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Video 101: How to Make a Great Video

A video can be a great way to take your Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Plays further and show off your successes to others. Use these tips to help you make your video a crowd pleaser!

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Wellness Impact Slide Presentation for Schools

This resource, developed from GENYOUth’s full report, The Wellness Impact: Enhancing Academic Success through Healthy School Environments, can be used to present your case to school administrators, nutrition professionals and others in your school about why a school breakfast program is so important and how your school can increase access for all students.

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