We look forward to seeing everyone at the upcoming FCSTAT Midwinter Professional Development Conference in Kerrville January 19-21! Be sure to stop by our booth and enter for a chance to win a subscription for one online curriculum of your choice. The Curriculum Center staff will be presenting the following sessions:
Friday, January 20, 2012
- Energize Your Classroom with Prezi and Animoto 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Heather Blount, Curriculum Specialist
- We’ve Done the Heavy Lifting for Career and FCS Classes 2:10 – 3:10 p.m.
Arlene Spearman, Associate Director Heather Blount, Curriculum Specialist Patti Rambo, Director
- Service Learning and FCCLA – The Texas Way 4:35 – 5:35 p.m.
Patti Rambo, Director
Kit Hall, FCS Teacher
Debbie Gray, Educational Consultant
Sharon Redell Pierce, State Advisor FCCLA
The following article discusses the decline in tourism in the state of New Mexico and the plans to develop a new slogan and marketing campaign to increase its appeal to tourists. As a class, read and discuss the article. Have students develop a slogan and marketing campaign for New Mexico or another state.
The “Land of Enchantment” Needs a Lift
We all have our favorite part of a food – the middle of an oreo, the top of a muffin. Read the following article to see how some have taken their love for favorite food parts and turned it into products.
Those With Specific Tastes PlayFavorites With Food
Have your students watch the following online video from Simple Truths to learn more about creating a positive culture of service.