National Standards

Running Start's nutrition activites have been created to align with a variety of national education standards. At the bottom of each activity page you will find a list of relevant standards. Below is a listing of all the standards that were used and links to the organizations that created them:

National Health Education Standards, K-12

NHES 1* Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
NHES 2* Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology and other factors.
NHES 3* Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products and services to enhance health.
NHES 4* Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
NHES 5* Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
NHES 6* Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health.
NHES 7* Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
NHES 8* Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family and community health.

For more information please visit:
http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/sher/standards/

New Standards, Performance Standards for English Language Arts, K-12

NSPSELA: E3a: Student participates in one-to-one conferences with a teacher.
NSPSELA: E3b: Student participates in group meeting.
NSPSELA: E3c: Student delivers an individual presentation.
NSPSELA: E3d: Student demonstrates a basic understanding of the rules of the English Language.

For more information please visit:
http://www.ncee.org/publications/new-standards/

New Standards, Primary Literacy Standards, K-3
(Reading and Writing Grade by Grade)

NSPLS: E3b: Student participates in group meetings.
NSPLS: E3c: Student prepares and delivers an individual presentation.

For more information please visit:
http://www.ncee.org

National Standards for Physical Education, K-12

NSPE: 1 Demonstrate competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a wide variety of physical activities.
NSPE: 2 Demonstrate understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.
NSPE: 3 Participates regularly in physical activity.
NSPE: 4 Achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.
NSPE: 5 Exhibits responsible personal and social behaviors that respect self and others in physical activity settings.
NSPE: 6 Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.

For more information please visit:
http://www.aahperd.org/naspe/standards/nationalStandards/

National Science Standards, K-8

NS.K-4.6: Kindergarten-4th graders develop an understanding of personal and social perspectives and personal health.
NS.5-8.6: 5th-8th graders develop an understanding of personal and social perspectives and personal health.

For more information please visit:
http://www.educationworld.com/standards/national/science/

National Math Standards, K-8

NM: NUM.PK-2.1 Pre-K to 2nd graders understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems.
NM: NUM.3-5.2 3rd to 5th graders understand meanings of operations and how they relate to one another.
NM: NUM.6-8.2 6th to 8th graders understand meanings of operations and how they relate to one another.

For more information please visit:
http://www.educationworld.com/standards/national/math/

 

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