Sewing PowerPoints, Worksheets, Curriculum & Links

Course Documents Sewing Rules Curriculum Grade 8 Sewing Curriculum Extra Credit Sewing Project Extra Credit Form (Word) Handouts Textile Terms (Pdf) Lesson Plans Clothing 1 Sample Notebook Clothing 2 Sample Notebook Equipment Bag Equipment Identification Fabric Construction Chart Measuring Up!…

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Penzu- Have your Students Journal Online

Cross “journal” off your list of school supplies -the world’s going paperless and so should you and your classroom! The newest way to journal is online. Online journaling has been around for a while but Penzu is a little different…

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FACS Teachers have a lot to do to get Back to School

I’m a FACS teacher which means I have a lot to do to get ready for school. I have to dust off equipment, buy groceries, prepare demonstrations, unpack utensils, sanitize the child development lab’s toys, and this year unpack my…

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Perfect for Your Classroom: A Politically Neutral Novel about Teenage Pregnancy (sponsored post)

Every so often I will write a sponsored post. I allow companies who have products or services that I think would be helpful to you as readers advertise through a sponsored post.

The book, Butterflies in May, is a story about teen pregnancy that can be used in your classroom. Bancroft Publishing would like to give you complimentary copy to review.

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Johnson & Wales Summer Educator’s Program

If you teach culinary and have never been to Johnson & Wales’ Summer Educator’s Program you are missing out. I highly recommend attending if you get the opportunity. The J & W Summer Educator’s Program is professional development for vocational and FACS teachers who want to learn how to improve their skills especially working in a commercial kitchen. There are several programs. I happened to have taken the baking and pastry program but they also offer Culinary Essentials which follows their high school text book that goes by the same name.

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July’s Innovative FACS Teacher of the Month: Rachel Baxter

This month’s Innovative Family Consumer Science Teacher is Rachel Baxter, a high school FACS teacher in Mobile, Alabama. She’s taught FACS for five years now as her second career. She was inspired to become a FACS teacher by her sister…

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