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Skills and Best Practices

Cooperative Learning The "essential elements of cooperative learning in the classroom" are listed and defined in an Eric Digest Document. (A link to this document needs to be provided.) Cooperative learning is used to help students share the work in researching a topic. However as this Eric Digest Document points out,...
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Nibbles for Health – from USDA

Forms & Resource Center Nibbles for Health courtesy U.S. Department of Agriculture Nibbles for Health was developed for child care center staff and parents of young children enrolled in child care centers. This kit offers child care center staff guidance on conducting discussions with parents in three "sharing sessions" and...
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Healthy diets for children

Healthy diets for children by Laura Byrns, R.D., Program Specialist, Nutrition Services Balance, variety and moderation. These key words are used by dietitians and nutritionists when describing a healthy diet for adults. These three key words also describe a healthy diet for children. Balance means eating enough, but not too...
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Activity 3

Essential Question Why will federalism continue to be a source of controversy in the United States? Background The debate on federalism continues vigorously to this day and will certainly continue on into the future, because there are many questions related to the debate that are important to the citizenry. Many...
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The role of the caregiver at meal time

The role of the caregiver at meal time DO: Encourage the children to try each food component. Sit down with the children while they eat. Encourage pleasant meal-time conversation. All meal-time conversation does NOT have to be about food. Emphasize proper table manners. Make meal time a pleasant time Assure...
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Robust Infrastructure

Goals, Action Steps and Progress GOAL: RI1. ACCESS: All students will have access to Internet resources and digital devices during the school day and during non-school hours to achieve equity of access.Goal 1 Progress 64% Recommended Action Step 1. Pending approval of Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant...
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Management and Leadership

MPBEA Share-an-Idea Winning Lesson Plan: Convention Site Planning - Murleen Bellinger Supporting File #1 Supporting File #2 2008 Business Walkabout - Mitchell Secondary and Morrill High Schools Business Management Syllabus - Tri County High School Humphrey St. Francis, NE Business Plans - Your Path to Financial Success! Unit Business Plans...
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EVENT

State Rehabilitation Council Meeting December 2020

SRC Agenda for 12-8-20 SRC Meeting The December 8, 2020 meeting of the Nebraska State Rehabilitation Council will be held, pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order 20-36, by  videoconferencing.  Since the meeting will be held electronically, and no quorum of the public body will be physically present together, there will be no public...
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Apple Adventures

Apple adventures Taste Test: Purchase as many kinds of apples as your budget allows. Put them out in a big bowl early in the day so the children can see them and get excited about the afternoon "Apple Adventure." Allow them to feel the shiny skin, to wash and polish...
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GetConnected Nebraska Afterschool | Workshop II | 10:45-11:45

Children Love ART! Learn About Creative Resources & Try Easy Fun, Art Activities Learning by doing and success-driven creative activities develop natural curiosity, motivates thinking, self-expression, confidence to experiment and the courage to try new things. Participants will learn about various creative resources and experiment with innovative art activities that...
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NEWS RELEASE

NDE LAUNCHES NEBRASKA THURSDAYS, LOCAL FOODS FOR NEBRASKA SCHOOLS

The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) has launched Nebraska Thursdays, a program that supports schools statewide in serving and promoting locally-grown or locally-produced foods in school cafeterias on the first Thursday of each month. October is National Farm to School Month and the perfect time for Nebraska schools to register...
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April 2018

Vocational Rehabilitation Programs Funded State board members approved a series of contracts aimed at helping students with disabilities. Nebraska VR (Vocational Rehabilitation) requested proposals for the development and implementation of innovative short-term programs to provide career exploration and personal development opportunities for transition students with disabilities during the summer of 2018....
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Drink enough fluids

Drink enough fluids The sense of thirst declines with age, so older people may not drink enough water and other fluids. Sometimes people intentionally drink less to avoid going to the bathroom so often. But if you aren't getting enough fluids you can become dehydrated, especially during hot weather. Drinking...
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On Demand Learning

On Demand Learning is a series of recorded webinars, videos, professional development, and training that provides the latest and most relevant information for Nebraska social studies educators. As we all try to navigate our way through all the current circumstances of our world, the goal is to create efficient and...
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