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Tag: Back to school

With UF/IFAS Extension, It’s Always Time to Learn

It’s August, and the long, hot days of summer are slowly beginning to wane. At the retail stores, beach balls and pool noodles are losing shelf space to notebooks and backpacks. Children are unusually solemn and anxious. It… Read More

Back to School: Trendy Cuisine Entices Students to Eat More Nutritiously

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A few decades ago, school cafeterias may have offered a lunch of a sandwich, fruit, chips and milk. Like most things, school lunch menus change. Today, students eat lunches that might include international flavors and… Read More

How to Start this School Year on the Greenest Foot

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As students ready themselves for the upcoming lessons of this new school year, one lesson can start before they set foot in the classroom. University of Florida experts share just a few ways students can… Read More

UF/IFAS expert has five back-to-school tips for busy families

A family walking in a neighborhood

Randy Cantrell knows how to make things run smoothly. As both a father and a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher who studies how households can live harmoniously, he’s nearly always thinking about how… Read More

Helping Children with Homework

While many students may not enjoy homework, it teaches them organizational skills and lets them work independently. Completing homework each night also provides practice for what they learned in class. Homework can also be beneficial to parents and… Read More