Deliver educational, behavioral, environmental, and other obesity prevention efforts (e.g., education classes, enhanced physical education, healthy food promotion, family outreach, etc.) in schools
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Educators"
Focus heavily on reading and math achievement, enforce high behavioral expectations through a formal discipline system, lengthen instructional time, and increase feedback on teacher performance
Implement programs that continue education, mentoring, and support for novice nurses following graduation
Support site-specific plans for crop production that match nutrient applications to crop needs, typically with agricultural best management practices
Offer young children opportunities to eat healthy foods and engage in physical activity by providing fresh fruits and vegetables, incorporating physical activity into daily classroom routines, etc.
Offer time during the school day for children to play in the gym, often during lunch period; joint use agreements can expand open gym opportunities to community members outside school hours
Support outdoor pursuits that emphasize inter- and intra-personal growth through overcoming obstacles (e.g., challenge courses, wilderness excursions, etc.)
Incorporate physical activity breaks, classroom energizers, or moving activities into academic lessons, usually for elementary students
Modify local environments to support physical activity, increase access to new or existing facilities for physical activity, or build new facilities
Adopt regulations that address the safety of playground environment, equipment, and materials, as well as adult supervision