Teaching is fun — particularly when I’m teaching a subject I’m passionate about. I love creating a lesson, digging up resources to share with students, and thinking up questions to help foster discussion. I even love the often tedious work of making videos and editing audio files. But the real reason I love teaching kids about Real Food? The reason that makes all that hard work worth while?
It’s getting an inbox full of creative assignments like this one, which came as a response to a prompt to create a visual representation of which foods are available locally throughout the course of a year:
(This was done by Anna J. You can click on the picture for a larger, more detailed view.)
…and this one, which was created as an examination of food advertising to see just how prevalent nutritionism is:
(This was done by Karen H. Again, just click on the picture for a larger, more detailed view.)
…and this one, which documented a trip to the grocery store to see just how much hidden corn and corn derivatives could be found in 10 randomly selected grocery store food items:
(This was done by Hannah L. Again, just click on the picture for a larger, more detailed view.)
Interested in Learning More?
Are you or your kids interested in getting a fun, in-depth look at Nutrition? Do you want them to start thinking critically about the healthfulness of the food they eat, where it comes from, and how it’s prepared?
If yes, click here to learn more about the upcoming Real Food Nutrition & Health E-Course. Hurry! Enrollment closes on January 31st.
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