You already know the challenges that group projects pose--no matter what you do, students tend to struggle with staying organized, distributing the workload fairly, and keeping each other accountable for their tasks. With this activity, you are asking your students to create a simple contract within their group, which empowers them to make their own rules up front.

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In the November/December issue of Choices, our story "What's For Dinner?" offers teens some delicious and healthy recipes that they can easily make for themselves. Here, Lauren DeViney, who is a Project Manager for the New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race and former high school health teacher in Waltham, MA, shares her lesson plan that will gets students interested in cooking nutritious meals.
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If you’re looking to make healthy changes in your cafeteria, here are three Twitter accounts to check out for inspiration.