Shifting the classroom feeding dynamics with Kate Winn

In this week’s podcast I had the privilege to interview a local primary school teacher Kate Winn. She has made some big shifts in the classroom to support her students autonomy with food and provide a supportive culture around food. Some small but impactful tweaks to change the classroom feeding dynamics.

Listen to the full podcast episode here. 

I heard about Kate’s new approach to food within her kindergarten classroom from a mother whose child is in Kate’s class this year.  This mom was ecstatic to hear about Kate’s approach this school year. I was intrigued to learn more about her classroom feeding dynamics and wanted to hear her story.  
 

Tune into the podcast to here more about

– How traditionally snacks and lunchtimes were approached within her classroom 
– Explain the challenges with the original way way of doing things and how the children responded   
– What made her curious to try another approach
– The changes she has made this year September 2021 and benefits so far she has witnessed
–  I explain the Division of Responsibility (DOR) by Ellyn Satter
– Her guidance for parents who are interested in talking with their teacher about this approach
– Advice for current teachers or school support staff looking to modify their feeding approach and language 
Connect with Kate Winn through her Instagram account @katethismomloves

Get a lunch box card for your child’s lunch pail

I created this resource for parents to place in their children’s lunch box.  It outlines the classroom edition of the division of responsibilities. This could be a conversation you have with your child and teacher. Grab your free downloadable copy here!

 

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