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How have people been teaching food technology during lock down

Discussion in 'Design and technology' started by stuartf_1992, Jun 16, 2020.

  1. stuartf_1992

    stuartf_1992 New commenter

    Hi there.

    Has anyone been continuing to teach food tech remotely during lockdown.

    I have been continuing to teach the theory side of my syllabus however i really want to provide the children with practical lessons asap any ideas?
     
  2. Kartoshka

    Kartoshka Established commenter

    I would say that the only issue you face is ensuring the lessons are accessible to all. On that basis, rather than choosing a particular recipe to prepare (requiring all pupils to have the same ingredients), you could set more generic tasks (eg. "a salad" could be a green salad, pasta salad, potato salad, fruit salad, etc). One food technology lesson I remember from my school days was planning and preparing a healthy meal.

    Alternatively, could you prepare a list of 'store cupboard essentials' that will be needed for a set of practical lessons, and then additional ingredients that can be added if you want to? An example of what I mean could be:
    Essential ingredients
    Flour, butter, eggs, sugar, milk
    Lesson 1: make pasta sauce
    Lesson 2: make a cake
    etc
    Additional ingredients
    Cheese (to add to pasta sauce)
    Dried fruit/cocoa powder/chocolate chips (to add to cake)
    etc
     

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