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

Preparation Tasks

Small Appliances Demonstration: Chocolate Waffle Cookies

What a delicious way to demonstrate a waffle iron! I made chocolate waffle cookies for my students.  Very few of them have a waffle iron at home, and if they do it is under-utilized.  A waffle iron makes cookies in 90 seconds as opposed to […]

Knife Skills Soup Lab Update

Yet another week of 90+ degree temperatures in Iowa left me with early dismissals on Monday and Tuesday.  I was appreciative to leave my 86 degree classroom but bummed at the effect on the knife skills lab.  With a couple tweeks, everything is back in […]

Knife Skills Soup FACS Lab

It’s already that time of the term for our Knife Skills Soup lab! I’m always a bit nervous going into it but my students impress me every time. As you check out this activity, remember that I teach in 85 minute blocks.  This could be […]