In a partnership with WeAreTeachers, a useful resource hub for educators, Medifast, the mother or father firm of direct promoting group OPTAVIA, launched a free nationwide Okay-5 curriculum selling wholesome habits. These lesson plans, known as “Wholesome Habits For All,” are modeled after the corporate’s personal Habits of Well being system and designed to equip college students with the well being and wellness training they should construct wholesome habits at an early age.
These curriculum packs are free and may be downloaded from the WeAreTeachers web site, however the firm plans to make them obtainable to college students in Title 1 faculties first.
“This curriculum supplies well being training sources on a nationwide scale, with a concentrate on under-resourced communities,” stated Dan Chard, Chairman and CEO of Medifast. “The lesson plans are designed to be easy and simple to show at school–the place youngsters spend a majority of their time–and empower generations to embrace a wholesome way of life. We’ve seen how highly effective behavior creation may be in remodeling the way in which our unbiased Coaches and Purchasers stay, and we’re excited to offer sources to assist academics encourage their college students to undertake optimistic behaviors that may result in lifelong wholesome habits.”
The curriculum has already been downloaded greater than 1,500 occasions and Medifast estimates that the lesson plans will affect 20,000 college students, serving 700 college districts throughout all 50 states and Washington, D.C.