One of my favorite classes to teach is Career and Life Planning, probably because I see the importance of the class so much for the future success of my students. One of the key things that is often discussed at advisory council meetings and with members of the community and business owners, is the need… Continue reading QR Code Employability Skills Lesson
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Several teachers have requested access to my Substitute Grid Activity that I use when I need to be gone and don't have time to prep a lesson for a substitute teacher, or the overwhelming dread of the 6:00 AM lesson planning because of sickness. I have found this is a great way to keep students… Continue reading FCS Substitute Grid Activity
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To review kitchen math basics and measuring skills, I used this great resource from TpT. I cut up the different task cards and put them into groups. Students were paired up and given 5 minutes at each station to complete the task cards at each station. At the end, we reviewed and discussed different cards… Continue reading Kitchen Math Stations
I loved this project my students in Career and Life Planning created. As their final project in our career unit, students created a career dodecahedron about one specific career that relates to their interests. It was a new visual way for students to learn more about a career they are interested in. I used this… Continue reading Career Dodecahedron
As a teacher, I have noticed the lack of our students spending time actually interacting and talking to each other throughout the day. Most of the their time spent communicating occurs on a phone rather than through face-to-face interaction. Because of this, I have chosen to implement a Game Day Friday for part of class.… Continue reading Game Day Friday
Its been a long while since I have had anything to post about the major happenings going on in my classroom. This is probably because my life has been consumed by one tiny little soul, and I wouldn't have it any other way. "Baby James" joined our family in December, and before that, I was… Continue reading Update!
Today is Halloween, which is not my favorite holiday, but I wanted to embrace it anyways, and therefore I created this activity for my students in Career and Life Planning. We are currently in our Career Unit for the class, and I wanted an activity that would be engaging, allow them to work together and… Continue reading Monster Career Activity
We just finished covering prenatal development and birth in my human growth and development class. As a part of this unit, we were able to watch the documentary series the 9 Months That Made You. It is available to purchase through PBS, and it is also on Netflix. My students loved it. The stories were… Continue reading 9 Months That Made You
Students in Foundations to Early Childhood are finishing out the year with a service project! They are currently creating pieces that can be used as part of a story board for classroom teachers to tell stories, or for young children to use during story time. When they are done, we will be donating all of… Continue reading Flannel Story Board Project