Family & Consumer Sciences Student Web Links Food & Nutrition Food Safety Food Science Nutrition Culinary Arts & Food Service Food Safety American Egg BoardProduct, safety, and industry information for foodservice professionals as well as recipes and information for the public. American Meat InstituteMember information, and current and past news and information regarding the meat industry. The Best Sites To Help Teach About 9/11 You might want to check-out my New York Times post that includes 9/11 teaching ideas and a student interactive quiz for English Language Learners. With the anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon coming-up in less than a month, I thought I would put together a “The Best…” list to highlight some relevant accessible sites for English Language Learners. Teachers of very young students probably want to review some of the video clips to determine if they would be too disturbing to watch.
Being a Better Online Reader Soon after Maryanne Wolf published “Proust and the Squid,” a history of the science and the development of the reading brain from antiquity to the twenty-first century, she began to receive letters from readers. Hundreds of them. While the backgrounds of the writers varied, a theme began to emerge: the more reading moved online, the less students seemed to understand. There were the architects who wrote to her about students who relied so heavily on ready digital information that they were unprepared to address basic problems onsite. Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it. Google knows where you’ve been
How Britain changed under Margaret Thatcher. In 15 charts What is the the legacy of Margaret Thatcher, who died today? The 1980s is increasingly being seen as deep history - 50% of the Datablog team were born in the late 1980s and were just toddling into school when she resigned in November 1990. If the past is a foreign country (they do things differently there), there is nowhere more foreign than May 1979, when the Conservatives entered Downing Street. In fact, it's getting increasingly difficult to tell - many of the datasets we rely on now weren't compiled until the early 1990s.
National Nutrition Month: Best Web Resources for Teachers Along with Women's History Month, March is also National Nutrition Month. If you're planning on incorporating nutrition lessons in your classroom, we've compiled a few of our favorite resources here. You'll find lesson plans that cover the science of cooking and digestion, as well as links to a variety of helpful source materials from around the web. Of course, we just touched on a few, but we'd love to hear if you have plans for incorporating National Nutrition Month into your lesson plans. What resources are you planning to use? Recipe for Innovation K-12 Interactives: This Discovery Education-produced resource is a great source for useful lessons that cover nutrition and food production.
Global Explorers [Workshop] Workshop Description: How do we get our news? What stories do we see and which do we miss? How do we build a balanced news diet that includes reliable sources covering the world’s pressing, under-reported global stories?