Mind The Gap

This Mind The Gap activity & project also includes:

Class members organize a think tank to research and address the need for a summer meal program in their community. Participants create and conduct a survey of the barriers faced by those who need access and develop potential solutions to these problems. Groups collect this data and then share it with a summer meal service organization.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Revise the plan for high schoolers and rather than a teacher-led activity, have class members organize the program
Classroom Considerations

  • Be aware that class members may be involved in both the National School Lunch Program and the Summer Food Service Program
  • Presumes a protocol has been established for safe, respectful discussions
Pros

  • The two-page resource includes a list of needed materials, a step-by-step plan for setting up the think tank, and reflection questions
Cons

  • None