Health, Nutrition, and Wellness Presentation

As a teacher, you have the opportunity to share the knowledge you have gained in this course with your colleagues to support a collaborative approach to shared health, nutrition, and safety goals. For your Final Project, you will create a presentation for other educators in your center that is focused on the development of a program valuing health, nutrition, and safety.

For this presentation, imagine you are part of a team of teachers at an early childcare setting working toward accreditation through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). As part of this lengthy process, you have been tasked with the creation of a professional development training for teachers focused on enhancing effective health, nutrition, and safety practices at your center. Use the knowledge you have gained in this course, as well as practical application and research to support your presentation.

You can be creative for this project, but you must include the following:

  1. Introduction that states the purpose of the presentation
  2. Summary of what will be covered in the presentation
  3. Health (five to six slides$WIKI_REFERENCE$/pages/)
    1. Explain what this component includes in the early childhood classroom.
    2. Describe two to three strategies to support health and wellness in the classroom.
    3. Identify and describe at least two resources that teachers can utilize in their planning and implementation. These can be text or web-based resources.
    4. Create a family activity or newsletter that you can send home to support family engagement in fostering children’s overall health and wellness.
    5. Discuss one obstacle that teachers may encounter and a plan for how to deal with the challenge.
  4. Nutrition (five to six slides$WIKI_REFERENCE$/pages/)
    1. Explain what this component includes in the early childhood classroom.
    2. Describe two to three strategies to support nutritional choices and possible food allergies in children.
    3. Identify and describe at least two resources that teachers can utilize in their planning and implementation. These can be text or web-based resources.
    4. Create a family activity or newsletter that you can send home to support family engagement in fostering children’s nutrition.
    5. Discuss one obstacle that teachers may encounter and a plan for how to deal with the challenge.
  5. Safety (five to six slides$WIKI_REFERENCE$/pages/)
    1. Explain what this component includes in the early childhood classroom.
    2. Describe two to three strategies on safety in the early childhood classroom.
    3. Identify and describe at least two resources that teachers can utilize in their planning and implementation. These can be text or web-based resources.
    4. Create a family activity or newsletter that you can send home to support family engagement in supporting children’s safety.
    5. Discuss one obstacle that teachers may encounter and a plan for how to deal with the challenge.
  6. Closing for your Final Project. submit an 18- to 22-slide PowerPoint presentation (not including a title and reference slide) . Your presentation must utilize at least eight scholarly sources, in addition to the course textbook. Be sure to address the required topics with critical thought, elaboration, and college-level writing.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

Health, Nutrition, and Wellness Presentation
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