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Review of:

MyPlate Sing-Along Song CD


Image courtesy of:
Child Safety Solutions, Inc. & Slim Goodbody Corp.
Producer:Child Safety Solutions, Inc. & Slim Goodbody Corp.
Date Produced:June 2012
Format(s):
  • CD-ROM
Audience(s):
  • Early Childhood (2-5 yrs)
  • Elementary School (6-8 yrs)
Topic(s):
  • General Nutrition
  • MyPlate/DGA Training
  • Grains/Whole Grains
  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Dairy
  • Protein
Description:Sing and dance to eight MyPlate songs that promote good nutrition and health. These lively tunes are the perfect complement to the MyPlate Curriculum Kits. Created by Slim Goodbody; offered by Child Safety Solutions. Lyrics are included. Approximately 10 minutes.
Cost:$12.95
Free?No
Ordering Info:1-877-669-7233, ext. 205
Web Site:http://www.imsafe.com/product/11-4035-myplate-sing-along-song-cd


Content

A. Use of MyPlate/MyPlate or the Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Material incorporates and uses some concepts in MyPlate or the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
B. Scope
Scope of information appropriate for target audience and essential topics discussed in appropriate detail.

Comments:
This is a CD of songs, the songs donít go into much detail.
C. Purpose
Purpose of material clearly stated in title or introduction.
D. Organization
Material well-organized and major points presented clearly.

Comments:
The major points are the songs, one song for each section of MyPlate plus a few others.
E. Accuracy
Information is accurate and recommendations current with content of MyPlate and the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
F. Learner Background
Material does not assume that reader has background information.
G. Learning Objectives
Not applicable.
H. Learning Activities, Projects, or Interactive Learning Tools
Not applicable.
I. Objectivity/Sponsor Bias
Subject matter presented objectively and fairly. No brand name promotion or obvious sponsor bias.
J. Inclusion of learning objectives, learner activities, instructional aids, lesson plans, evaluation component, identification of required instructional materials, web site with additional materials.
Not applicable.
K. Recipes (if included)
No recipes are included.
L. Recipes (if included)
No recipes are included.
M. Instructional Resources
Instructor resources not needed for this material.
N. Credits, References and Resources (Including dates, publisher, etc.)
Current and complete credits, references, and resources listed.
O. Summary
All major ideas summarized or reviewed to reinforce key concepts; summaries easily identified.


Audiovisual Materials

A. Concept Presentation
Audio and/or visuals are mutually supportive to presentation of concepts.
B. Pace
Presentation progresses at a pace that permits comprehension. Pacing of dialogue is appropriate for absorbing concepts presented. Blank time is provided.
C. Auditory Quality
Speaker, voice and music are clear; sound is audible and has good quality.
D. Visual Quality
Visuals are clear and properly framed; graphics and titles are clearly visible; color, lighting, and editing enhance presentation of content.
E. Continuity
Continuity provides cohesiveness and smooth flow. Visuals in logical order. Auditory portion precisely matched with visual portion.


Overall Comments on Resource Reviewed

A. Positive Points of the Reviewed Resource:
This CD included catchy tunes that kids would have fun listening to. They are short enough that most kids could learn them quickly.
B. Points that Could Be Improved:
C. General Comments
There is a lyric sheet included with the CD.
D. Overall Summary
While this CD could be used by itself, it would probably be most effective when used with the other resources found in the MyPlate Nutrition Education Kit.


Reviewer Rating
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