Teacher of Family and Consumer Sciences and Health to Middle- and High-School Students

Classroom Management

Quilt Block Introduction Activity | Family and Consumer Sciences Back to School

I teach all Health and FCS classes in our small 7-12 school so it is very likely a student has had me before, sometimes in the same day. To keep things interesting for them (and, let’s be honest, myself) I like to switch up our […]

Ten Ways To Save On Foods Labs | Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics

I’ve always been a pretty frugal person which has served me well as a Family and Consumer Sciences teacher. Food prices have been rising much faster than my budget allotment. Here are some tips for how I’ve been able to keep up. Portion size Cut […]

First Day of School Icebreakers for Family and Consumer Sciences Classes

One of my favorite activities to get to know students is with a signature grid “Bingo” icebreaker. They are fun for a few reasons… First, students get up and out of their seats on the first day, which usually has a lot of sitting and […]