NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

FLP 3: Food/Nutrition & Consumer Science

EDUC 600




Instructor: Virginia Deitz

Grading: Letter

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Meet Tuesday [8 a.m. - 5 p.m] + remainder of the class online with course completion July 29, 2014

Instruction Mode: Combination

Location: , Fargo, ND

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $50 + Partner Course Fee: $50

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide educators with resource information and education that will assist them in the instruction and presentation of Food & Consumer Science related units. The course will provide an overview of strategies, materials, curriculum development, and research related to assisting the Pre-K-12th grade educators to better understand the interdependence of agriculture, the environment, and human needs through lessons in multiple curriculum areas: science, health, consumer education, mathematics, social studies, geography, and more.  Material addresses core content and is a great supplement to your required curriculum. Register by May 25th for the June workshops and July 1st for the others. A minimum of 10 required or workshop will be cancelled.


  1. Understand how agricultural concepts can be integrated into the curriculum. To heighten the awareness level of how agriculture impacts our raw resources, processing, and our relationship with food, land, water, and people.
  2. Use lessons available in FLP, guide group activities (large, small, and cooperative,) provide for individual differences and learning styles, and evaluates students' learning.
  3. Develop understanding, thinking skills, creativity, and improve communication skills for larger concepts such as ecosystem balance, diversity, sustainability, watershed, and community in the learning environment with students.
  4. To use FLP lessons and see how they integrate curriculum and are aligned to the North Dakota standards. See ND FLP Alignment at http://www.ndaginclassroom.org Heading FLP Cuniculum Standards, or ND Standards http://www.state.nd.us/espb
  5. Identify and use appropriate learning activities and community resource specialists to integrate social concerns and social perspectives regarding food, land, people issues.

**Registration Instructions:

This event requires pre-registration; please register at: http://www.ndfb.org/edusafe/flp/.  For registration questions, please contact Jill Vigesaa at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

NDSU Credit Fee: $50 and will be available first day of class. Event registration fee: $50.