PEDC 9107 A Look At Our Nation’s Obesity Epidemic
3 Graduate Level or In-service Credits Credits/ 45 Hours Instructor Michelle Rosenoff March 1-30, July 1-30, September 1-29
University of the Pacific
For the first time in our Nation’s history children being born today may not live as long as their parents! With 2/3 of the American Population obese something needs to change. This course will examine why we as a country are so overweight and obese. Solid research indicates a direct correlation between the foods we eat, being overweight/obese and disease! This course will focus on all ages levels K-12, with the importance being stressed at the younger age groups to help prevent obesity BEFORE it happens. Teachers K-12 will be able to make conscious, healthier choices for their students and their classrooms. This class would be appropriate for all educators K-12, ELA, Social Studies, Math, Science, LOTE, ESL, Special Education, the Arts, Physical Education, Guidance Counselors and Social Workers.
March 1-30, July 1-30, September 1-29