Health, Nutrition, and Wellness Presentation
ECE 214 Health, Nutrition and Safety of Children
Health, Nutrition and Safety
Some of the most important and essential tools that increases developmental and cognitive skills are effective nutrition, health and safety practices.
Safety: freedom from harm or danger : the state of being safe
Nutrition: the act or process of nourishing or being nourished; specifically : the sum of the processes by which an animal or plant takes in and utilizes food substances
Health: the condition of being sound in body, mind, or spirit; especially : freedom from physical disease or pain
This teacher training methods for enhancing the health, nutrition as well as the safety practices have been analyzed in deep.
It also includes the strategies that must be followed by the teachers to take care of students.
Then the resources that are required for the teachers to have a control over students.
This also discusses the obstacles that are faced by teachers and ends with the solutions to it.
This includes the health measures that need to be carried out by the teacher to take care of the children.
It involves the strategies ,resources , various activities and the obstacles that needs to be faced by the teachers.
The various strategies that can be followed are
The various resources that will he helpful for the teacher to improve the children health’s are
Support from parents
Proper diet among children
Fresh and Good foods
The various obstacles that are faced while teaching the student to take care of their health are
Age of children
Inability to understand what teacher says
Difficulty in following the diet contents
Elementary, health-related physical activities from Fitness for Life
Nutrition gets affected when the physiological state of food dose not meet the energy needs
This can lead to
HOW I GET MY CHILDREN TO EAT HEALTHY FOODS
Micronutrients are needed by the body for the
Regulation of growth
To improve the Immune and reproductive function
The strategies that are followed in the nutritional safety are
Proper in take of the protein contents
Proper usage of the foods
Good measure taken against the low protein foods.
The Three primary micronutrient deficiencies include:
Thus the proper intake of these kind of foods will make the children to be healthy than others
Ways to Enhance Children Activity and Nutrition
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National League of Cities
The guidelines suggest that children should do at least one hour of physical activity each day, with a variety of aerobic, muscle-strengthening, and bone-strengthening activities. These can be structured, planned activities or they can be incorporated into a child’s natural, unstructured play.
This refers to the condition of being safe by following various conditions as
Freedom from all form of danger,
Free from risks
Free from injury.
The strategy that need to be followed in order to make the children to be safe are
Keeping distance from that of water.
Keeping good distance between mud and ponds.
Be careful while playing games
The various safety resources that needs to be carried out by the teacher includes
Proper care among the children while playing
Developing the tendency among the children to be safe always.
Must take care of the children with less nutritional health with more care.
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The obstacles that needs to be faced by the teacher while taking care of children are
Unexpected injury to children must be faced by the teacher with first aid box
Small injuries must be handled well by the teacher to support children.
The first and most important prevention technique is a simple but critical one: hand washing. Thorough and regular hand washing is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of infection and disease. Teachers should train young children in proper hand washing techniques and enforce hand washing at appropriate times. Early childhood centers should hang signs that instruct their staff, volunteers, parents, and children how and when to wash their hands properly. All adults should model proper hand washing behaviors so young children can learn (AAP, 2006). Chapter 3 of this text describes proper hand washing procedure in more detail.
Proper Table Cleaning
A bleach solution is a good way to disinfect surfaces. It is effective against bacteria and viruses, is safe, inexpensive, and easy to get (Thiel, 1999). Every day, mix a fresh batch of solution that is ¼ cup of bleach per gallon of water. This mixture can be used to wipe surfaces that have come in contact with numerous germs, such as feces on changing tables, or it can be used to soak hair combs to kill lice. If a staff person has to clean a surface that has been exposed to blood, latex gloves should be worn and the amount of bleach should be increased to one cup per gallon of water (Aronson, 2002).
Thus the various strategies, nutrition and the safety measures that needs to be handled by the teacher while taking care of the children are seen.
It also explains about the safety measures that needs to be handled by the teacher to safeguard the children from small difficulties as well.
Cathie Robertson (2012) Safety, Nutrition and Health in Early Education Cengage Learning, 01-Jan-2012
Groark, C. J., & Song, L. A. (2012). Health and nutrition of children. San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.
Healthy Children .org
Joanne Sorte, Inge Daeschel, Carolina Amador (2013) Nutrition, Health and Safety for Young Children: Promoting Wellness Pearson Education, Limited, 26-Feb-2013
Lynn R. Marotz (2011) Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child Cengage Learning, 01-Jan-2011
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