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

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - Thursday, August 20, 2015

Meet August 12 {8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.} & August 13 {8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.} with course completion August 20, 2015

Location: To Be Arranged, Bismarck, ND

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $50 + Course Fee: $50 payable to NDFB

Course Description:

The course is designed to provide meaningful activities, instructional strategies, materials, and research to enhance the teaching skills of Pre-K- 12th grade educators in subjects related to food, land and people.  More specifically, this course will provide educators with resource information and education that will assist them in the instruction and presentation of Food and Consumer Science related units.   The textbook for the course will be “Resources for Learning” and “Eat Well, Be Well” CD with additional materials from the NDSU Extension, National Ag in the Classroom, books, kits, maps, PowerPoints and other resources. 


  1.  Understand how natural and environmental concepts can be integrated into the curriculum, with a focus on Health and Nutrition. To heighten the awareness level of the use and replenishment of natural resources as it relates to food and culture.
  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. Identify and use appropriate learning activities to integrate social concerns and social perspectives regarding soil, water and people issues.  
  4. Develop understanding, thinking skills, creativity, and improve communication skills in the learning environment with students.
  5. To use FLP lessons and see how they integrate curriculum and are aligned to the North Dakota standards. See ND FLP Alignment at www.ndaginclassroom.org Heading FLP Curriculum Standards, or ND Common Core State Standards http://www.dpi.state.nd.us/standard/common_core.shtm
  6. To use instructional media FLP CD.

"Love the classes and lessons."

About The Instructor

Virginia Deitz

Virginia earned her M.A. & B.A. from Minnesota State University in Reading with concentration in Learning Disabilities, Elementary & Special Education. She received several awards including the ND Teacher of the Year in 2001 and has served as President of the ND Reading Association. Virginia has 41 years teaching experience in ND Public Schools.

**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. Course fee: $50 payable to NDFB.

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