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.
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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:)
More than likely you have used or heard the phrases “cool as a cucumber” or “don’t cry over spilled milk”. Have you ever wondered where the phrases and others originated? The slideshow below explains the origins of some of the most commonly used food phrases.
Hidden Meanings of Popular Food Phrases
As a fun activity, provide students with a list of the phrases in the slidesshow and ask them to write down what they mean and how they originated. Then, show the slideshow to the students to reveal the meanings and origins of the phrases.
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 email@example.com; use the Contact option on the data base or give us a call – 512.794.8370.
Weatherford High School
Culinary Arts Position
Practicum of Culinary Arts
Lifetime Nutrition & Wellness
Principles of Hospitality & Tourism
Food Science (4th year science credit, must be science certified or be able to be science certified),
Weatherford is a member of the ProStart Curriculum and Certification Program
Instructor is a FCCLA Advisor and will work with Jennifer Pool, another FCCLA instructor
Official Contact- Human Resource office- 817 598-2836
Weatherford High School contact:
Lori Lindsey, CTE Program Specialist
817 598-2858, X3526
All applicants must complete the application online at www.weatherfordisd.com
Resumes can be emailed to Lori Lindsey at:
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
Long-time fast food favorite, McDonald’s, has recently experienced slipping sales and mounting complaints regarding rude employees and lack of staff. The article and video below discuss the company’s problems and what is being done to correct them. Lead students to discuss the issues McDonald’s is facing and how important customer service is to the success of a business or company. Ask students to brainstorm possible solutions.
McDonald’s Tackles Repair of “Broken” Service