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Kitchen Math Stations

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

Classroom Resources, Foundations to Early Childhood, Resources and Links

Flannel Story Board Project

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

Classroom Resources, Culinary Essentials, Nutrition and Wellness, Resources and Links, What's happening in FCS?

Stromboli Lab

As we begin the downhill slope to the end of the year, I like to work through the section of the MyPlate Diagram and have students prepare dishes for each group. For the Grains group, we made Stromboli. Students first did a small Webquest on basic grain information, then watched a demonstration on how to… Continue reading Stromboli Lab

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Exercise Tasting in Nutrition and Wellness

As part of our overall wellness unit, today we did an "Exercise Tasting" activity to give students a chance to try out a variety of different exercises. I did include Meditation as one of the exercises, because exercising and calming the mind is an important part of overall wellness. I am blessed to have access… Continue reading Exercise Tasting in Nutrition and Wellness

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Personal Nutrition Analysis

As we moved into Personal Nutrition in my Nutrition and Wellness class, I wanted to find a way to personalize this unit to make it real for my students.  To start, I gave each student a small notebook (fits in a pocket), and we talked about how many calories they needed a day for survival,… Continue reading Personal Nutrition Analysis

Classroom Resources, Foundations to Early Childhood, Resources and Links, What's happening in FCS?

The Consequences of Child Abuse Lapbook

Here is a great activity for students in a Child Development course, Human Growth and Development, or Foundations to Early Childhood class. I have a Foundations class that would rather complete a project than take notes, so I try to find creative ways for them to learn the information they need. Child Abuse is often… Continue reading The Consequences of Child Abuse Lapbook

Nutrition and Wellness, Resources and Links, What's happening in FCS?

Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

As part of my nutrition and wellness class, we are learning about and discussing fad diets. A few months ago, I had a former student give a presentation on juicing. She had done a 10 day juice cleanse for a project and needed to present her information to another group. It was a great opportunity… Continue reading Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead