Teachers and advisers are strong supporters of the March of Dimes mission, getting their classrooms and schools involved to help all babies be born healthy. March of Dimes provides fundraising and awareness activities, along with school guides containing lesson ideas.
Visit our age-themed pages for elementary school, middle school, high school and college to find out more on activities appropriate for your classroom. And consider inviting your faculty to participate in our Blue Jeans for Babies campaign, dressing down certain days and donating to March of Dimes to earn the privilege.
Visit our elementary school page to learn more about our Healthy Lifestyles Guide for Elementary School Teachers. For the middle school and high school audiences, check our Teen-2-Teen health education series where high school students can serve as peer health educators and mentors to younger students on important health topics. For Family and Consumer Science (FACS) teachers, check out the March of Dimes 12-Month Pregnancy Program for educators, an online curriculum tool intended to provide FACS teachers with tools that are consistent with national standars and competencies as well as FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) skill development.
For the middle school and early high school audience, check out our Teen-2-Teen program. This three part video series, along with a full curriculum, allows teachers, high school students and other community leaders to share healthy lifestyles information with middle school students and 9th graders.
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