Skip to comments.Obama Administration Wants High Schools to Teach Government Lesson Plans on How to Eat
Posted on 10/23/2014 12:12:55 PM PDT by Whenifhow
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has written four lesson plans aimed at teaching students how to eat, and is encouraging schools around the country to teach these plans to kids in high school.
The lesson plans are being paired with a new online tool called SuperTracker, which lets students input all the food they eat all day to better track their weight and their eating habits. The tool also tracks their physical activities each day.
The lesson plans, which USDA presented as a 67-page online textbook for teachers, includes certificates that can be given to students who use the SuperTracker tool: USDAs textbook noted that high school students are increasingly in control over decisions about their health, and said school officials should do more to make sure they make the right choices.
While the decision to choose a healthy lifestyle is ultimately up to the individual, teachers have the opportunity to influence their students by providing them with the information they need to make knowledgeable and responsible choices, it said. Teachers are a key resource for disseminating healthy messages, as they play a large role in shaping the views and behaviors that students will use in the future.
USDA said the lesson plans are designed to be taught over four 40-minute periods. But its not clear if the plans are supposed to substitute for students health classes or gym classes that they might be taking.
According to the textbook, the goal of the classes are to ensure students eat the right amount of the right foods every day, eat healthy snacks, and even support others to eat healthfully. It also anticipates that some students may not want to talk openly about their height, weight and what they eat.
It is important to create a safe, judgment free learning environment for students when using SuperTracker in a classroom setting, it said. Keep in mind that some students may not be comfortable entering sensitive information such as their weight or food choices in front of their peers.
The four lesson plans are titled, Track Your Snack, Whats Your Plan, Three-Day Food Record, and Build Healthy Meals.
67 page Lesson Plan
The peasants are such simpletons.
1) insert food
4) repeat until full
So THAT’S what he’s been doing instead of addressing the OTHER and more pressing issues?
Think of all those articles about how kids won’t eat the lunches, so maybe in the trash?
With all the PC and social engineering classes, when do kids ever learn how to read, write, and add anymore? They got rid of the “dead white males” and replaced it with this kind of shite?
Why are these people so hell-bent on controlling what we eat?
The “publik skools” have made our kids so stupid that now they don’t know how to eat? That’s some weird stuff.
What is it with commies and wanting to control peoples’ eating?
You could probably get a job with this regime’s Ministry of Food.
Makes you wonder what the government might be planning to put INTO certain foods, eh?
So many articles these days could just be replaced with the ubiquitous headline: “Obama Administration Wants More Control Over Everything.”
FedGov has NO business in K-12.
How do you think THIS idea would go over with our Sympathizer In Chief and Mooch? *SNORT*
So the government can track students’ eating habits.
Kids can’t get their homework done much less keep track of what they eat.
They want to get people used to the idea of government control, but they are having to go into increasingly less acceptable areas to do so, because we already rolled over for all the “benign” and/or “temporary” controls many many decades ago.
yeah, well, ISIS and North Korea are one thing, but a PO-ed Moochelle after her Food Nazi program fails is something else again.
Anything to keep the kiddies’ attention away from what big daddy government’s up to...
I think they’d have a problem with step 4.
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