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Georgine Jacobs, MS

Biography:

Georgine Jacobs, MS, has been a professional in the field of early childhood education for over 30 years. She has a BS in education, with a major in early childhood education from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and a master's degree in elementary educational administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Georgine has served as the Lower School director of the Brownell-Talbott College Preparatory School in Omaha, site manager of the UW-Madison Pre-School Lab, family literacy coordinator for Verona Area Schools in Wisconsin, and director of educational services for Head Start in Dane County, Wisconsin. She wrote A Home for Tamara, a children's book describing the life of a homeless child that has been utilized by many Head Start programs. Georgine is an active board member of her local NAEYC affiliate and currently teaches at Kids Express Learning Center in Madison with specializations in gardening, nature, and art programming for toddlers and preschoolers.


Georgine Jacobs, MS's Books

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  • Rethinking Nutrition, Revised (e-book): Connecting Science and Practice in Early Childhood Settings

    Authors: Susan Nitzke, PhD, RD, Dave Riley, Ann Ramminger, Georgine Jacobs, MS
    Product Code: 541945
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-194-5

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    Published by Redleaf Press e-book

    Nutrition has vital and long-lasting effects on children's development. Good nutrition helps children learn better and promotes lifelong healthy eating habits. Connecting current scientific research with best practices, Rethinking Nutrition provides information to help you meet and understand children's nutritional and developmental needs. Learn how to:

    • Promote proper nutrition for the healthy growth of children from birth to age five
    • Address special dietary needs, including food allergies, obesity, family preferences, and chronic diseases
    • Establish healthy eating and feeding habits
    • Use food and mealtimes to promote children's social and intellectual development
    • Implement food and nutrition policies in early childhood settings


    • Each chapter also provides a series of examples that bring nutrition principles to life in early childhood settings, topic suggestions for staff discussions, sample letters to families, and a list of further readings. Extensive appendixes provide additional information on federal nutrition regulations, preventing food-borne illnesses, the USDA's MyPyramid for Preschoolers, and more.
      Age Focus: 0-5. 192 pgs.



     
  • Rethinking Nutrition, Revised: Connecting Science and Practice in Early Childhood Settings

    Authors: Susan Nitzke, PhD, RD, Dave Riley, Ann Ramminger, Georgine Jacobs, MS
    Product Code: 544335
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-433-5

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    Free sample chapter

    Nutrition has vital and long-lasting effects on children's development. Good nutrition helps children learn better and promotes lifelong healthy eating habits. Connecting current scientific research with best practices, Rethinking Nutrition provides information to help you meet and understand children's nutritional and developmental needs.
    Learn how to:

    • Promote proper nutrition for the healthy growth of children from birth to age five
    • Address special dietary needs, including food allergies, obesity, family preferences, and chronic diseases
    • Establish healthy eating and feeding habits
    • Use food and mealtimes to promote children's social and intellectual development
    • Implement food and nutrition policies in early childhood settings


    • Each chapter also provides a series of examples that bring nutrition principles to life in early childhood settings, topic suggestions for staff discussions, sample letters to families, and a list of further readings. Extensive appendixes provide additional information on federal nutrition regulations, preventing food-borne illnesses, the USDA's MyPlate for Preschoolers, and more. Age Focus: 0–5. Softbound, 192 pgs.

     
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