What is beauty?

What is beauty? Yesterday I visited the National Museum in Bradford to see an exhibition called in your face (# yourfaceisace). It is a very interactive experience suitable for a broad range of ages and runs until 30 October 2016. http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/planavisit/exhibitions/in-your-face/about? I found it particularly thought-provoking and afterwards in a true teacher geek way I… Continue reading What is beauty?

Meat and education resources for food teachers.

I ¬†highly recommend the meat and education website. http://meatandeducation.redmeatinfo.com/ It is jam packed with PowerPoints, student worksheets, school friendly recipes and much more. Click on this link http://meatandeducation.redmeatinfo.com/resources I have used a number of the resources from this website to plan a lesson on meat (see below). I plan to introduce a theory lesson on… Continue reading Meat and education resources for food teachers.

British Nutrition Foundation and dairy farming resources.

As part of the GCSE food preparation and nutrition curriculum, food teachers will now have to place a bigger emphasis on food provenance. Under food provenance, pupils will be expected to have a greater understanding of the primary and secondary stages of processing and producing foods and also to discuss the environmental issues associated ¬†with… Continue reading British Nutrition Foundation and dairy farming resources.

Teaching about the “stress bucket” in schools.

A few months ago I went on a Mental Health First Aid in schools course. We learnt about the stress bucket. So it goes like this. Basically we all have a stress bucket. If it gets too full as the stresses of life flow in to it, it will over fill and over flow and… Continue reading Teaching about the “stress bucket” in schools.

BBC teach animation video worksheets.

A few months ago I posted a blog about using BBC bite size videos to teach food preparation and nutrition. Click on link below for further information: https://foodandhealthteacher.com/2016/06/20/using-bbc-teach-animation-videos-in-food-and-nutrition-lessons/ I have had a few queries on how to access the videos so I have decided to post the links and a worksheet for each video which… Continue reading BBC teach animation video worksheets.