Edutopia has put together a list of resources for new teachers. Many of the resources touch on subjects covered in Education and Training courses.
New Teachers: Resource Roundup
The Teaching Channel is celebrating National Teacher Appreciation Week with 5 days of 5 giveaways. There are still 2 days left to enter for a chance to win!! Sorry, I didn’t discover this sooner! Visit the Web site below to enter.
The Teaching Channel
We would like to say thank you for your dedication to Family and Consumer Sciences education! Your work as a teacher is appreciated today and every day! To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week we are giving away one online curriculum subscription. Go to our Facebook page (facebook.com/ccfcs) and “Like” and “Share” the picture and post as seen below for your chance to win a one-year, online curriculum subscription of your choice. The winner will be announced at noon on Friday, May 10, 2013. Good luck!
To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day/Week a few restaraunts are offering FREE food for teachers! Today you can show your badge at Raising Canes to get a free meal. Tomorrow Chick-fil-A is offering a free sandwich and Chipotle is offering buy-one-get-one-free (burrito, bowl, salad or tacos)!! Don’t forget to show your badge or name tag:)
May is teacher appreciation Month and May 7th is National Teacher Day!
Have your FCCLA chapters or TAFE chapter plan a teacher appreciation day or week. Here are some resources to help celebrate.
Registration for the 2013 FCSTAT Professional Development Conference is now online.
If you have an account in the data base, update all of your information if any of it has changed. You might be asked to confirm your information. Confirm and then click on the Green Register for Conference Tab. Another page will come up with instructions about the registration process. Scroll to the bottom of this page and click on the Green Start Conference Registration.
If you do not have an account, click HERE, or copy this link into your browser.
Complete all information requested, submit the new account.
Next – Click on the Light Blue Organizations Tab.
If you are a teacher, select school under the first drop down tab; then select teacher in the next tab; select your district name; and then select your campus. If your campus is relatively new, it might need to be added to the data base.
Next – Click on the Teal Blue My School Assignments Tab.
Select 2013; Select your assignments – if you are unsure, these can be updated later; Click on Add Assignments for each one added.
Next – Click on the Royal Blue My Certifications Tab.
Select your certification(s). Click on Add Certificate
You will then be asked to Confirm Your Information.
Click on the Confirm Tab and then click on the Register for Conference Tab. Another page will come up with instructions about the registration process. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Start Conference Registration.
After you have registered, remember to SUBMIT your registration. PLEASE print an invoice and include it with your payment.
If you have any questions or need help, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org; use the Contact option on the data base or give us a call – 512.794.8370.
April 29 – May 5 is Screen-Free Week. This is a great opportunity for education and training students to encourage younger students to put away the iPads, video games, and television and spend time playing, creating, and exploring instead. The Web site below has a free resource kit with activities and ideas to use throughout the week!
We have exciting news!! The study materials we have for the FCS certification exams (from AAFCS) are now available online with the purchase of a six-week subscription for $50. For more information or to purchase a subscription call the Curriculum Center at 806-742-3029 or visit the Web site below.
The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences – FCS Certification Resources
When discussing the ins and outs of lesson planning with your students, be sure to introduce them to technology tools that can make the task much easier!
The following blog post from Edutopia.org discusses five free Web 2.o tools to use when planning lessons. Discuss the tools with your students and have them think of additional ways to use the tools for lesson planning.
Five Free Web 2.0 Tools to Support Lesson Planning