I looked at things differently after reading this post-apocalyptic thriller. Although it is science fiction, it does offer a lot of topics for middle school students to engage in. Click on the title of the book to read the review.
Book Review: Girls Think of Everything… by Catherine Thimmesh
Empowering young women to pursue their interests in science and engineering is key to encouraging more girls to seek STEM-related careers in their future. Click on the book title to read the book review.
Book Review: Children’s Quick & Easy Cookbook by Angela Wilkes
When I was young, I adored studying cookbooks that had vivid photos. Engage your future chefs with this step-by-step cookbook. Click on the title of this book to read the book review.
Book Review: Sundae My Prince Will Come by Suzanne Nelson
Sundae My Prince Will Come by Suzanne Nelson takes a fun turn into the world of culinary arts as the characters explore options for new flavors of ice cream and gelato. Click on the title to read the book review.
Creating FOCUS in the Classroom
Today, I focused on a project that I've been wanting to do for a long time. In fact, I started this same project three years ago when our house was struck by lightening and burned which caused the letters that I had made to be tossed to and fro by firefighters in order to try to save our house, but then that's another story for another time.
Project Based Learning in the Family and Consumer Sciences Classroom
To promote healthy eating habits for children, each team had to create a menu with nutritional options listing nutritional facts. On the menu, they created a “house specialty” which they prepared and photographed. Finally, they had to present this restaurant business plan to the class.
Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder
I loved the world of home décor and furnishings. Although, my life was not nearly as glamourous as some would think, it was truly lovely being surrounded by beautiful things. As I would pull myself out from under a bed after plugging in a lamp, I would remind myself, “This is going to look so… Continue reading Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder
...but then life REALLY happened.
Top 10 Employability Skills That We Can Teach Students
While tough for some, this was always one of my students’ favorite activities because they knew how “real life” it was.