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Upcoming webinar

HEIA/McCormick Flavour Forecast Recipe Challenge
The HEIA and McCormick Flavour Forecast Recipe Challenge is a real-life design challenge that addresses the Home Economics curriculum. HEIA and McCormick are again offering a free webinar to provide some additional hints and tips for a successful submission.

Throughout the webinar, participants will hear from HEIA(V) Committee member and Head of Food & Nutrition at Mentone Girl’s Grammar School, Dr Sandra Fordyce-Voorham, who will be planning and embarking on the Challenge in 2019. Sandy will outline how she will schedule her lesson plans around the challenge, and share her top tips on engaging students in this design challenge. Participants will also hear what judges are looking for in the entries received from Leanne Compton (Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority), who will also highlight the curriculum links. Michelle Thrift, McCormick Culinary Manager, will briefly outline the Flavour Forecast trends.

This webinar is for all teachers: those whose classes have entered previously; those who are thinking that their classes should enter, or those who just want to know more about the Challenge. With the added benefit of a certificate for each student who participates in the Challenge and fabulous prizes, join the webinar to find out how your classes can enter the Challenge and address the curriculum.

Two repeat webinars will be offered on Tuesday 7 May 2019 so you can choose which time slot suits you best. There is no charge to participate in the webinar.

Session 1: 4.00 pm —5.00 pm (AEST)
Session 2: 6.00 pm —7.00 pm (AEST) (which means 4pm in Western Australia)

Register now to reserve your place. Make sure you select your session time from the dropdown menu. Before the webinar, please check with your IT department (if logging in at your workplace) that the GoToWebinar system is enabled.

Specific queries about the webinar can be sent to Peta Craig: webconference@heia.com.au.

Past webinars

ICT in the home economics classroom - 27 March 2019
A recording of the webinar is available here (note that it is the 'featured video' on the page).

Rachel's presentation slides are available here.
Leanne's presentation slides are available here.

This webinar provided teachers with a range of ideas for using ICT in the classroom. The session began with a presentation on the ICT tools available for use, followed by an in-depth focus and demonstration of a selection of these tools. Participants were provided with ideas for simple and easy-to-use resources for the home economics classroom such as apps, software or web 2.0 tools, with specific links to teaching and learning activities for home economics. The webinar was designed for teachers to take ideas away to use in their own classrooms.

This webinar was presented by Leanne Compton, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority and Rachel Crellin, Department of Education, Victoria.

ICT in the home economics classroom - 22 October 2018
This webinar provided teachers with a range of ideas for using ICT in the classroom. The session focused on ways to use Excel spreadsheets to gather data for a range of sensory evaluation activities. In addition, participants were provided with other ideas for simple and easy-to-use resources for the home economics classroom such as apps, software or web 2.0 tools, with specific links to teaching and learning activities for home economics. The webinar was designed for teachers to take ideas away to use in their own classrooms.

This webinar was presented by Leanne Compton, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority and Rachel Crellin, Department of Education, Victoria.

To view a recording of the webinar please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/8483671585509177096

Rachel's presentation slide are available here.
Leanne's presentation slides are available here.

Additional links:
DigiPubs 
iPads for Learning
Food Specialisation
Refresh.ED food and nutrition resource for the classroom - 24 July 2018
The importance of nutrition education is documented in the Australian Curriculum, with recommendations for integrated teaching across learning areas. This webinar explored opportunities to integrate teaching nutrition in Home Economics with teaching in other learning areas, using examples from Refresh.ED online food and nutrition curriculum materials.

This webinar was presented by Margaret Miller, Edith Cowan University, Perth, who was part of the team that developed the Refresh.ED resource.

To view a recording of the Refresh.ED webinar please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/8601078534644985863
Wool4School Student Design Competition - 14 March 2018
This webinar was held on Wednesday 14 March 2018. Katrina Wheaton-Penniall provided an overview of the exciting Wool4School design competition, and provided an insight into how to implement it into the classroom easily. She also provided valuable information on how to get started, what resources are available, an overview of the four lesson plans, along with direct links to the Australian Curriculum.

To view a recording of the Wool4School webinar please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/717226976849929190768499291907
HEIA/McCormick Flavour Forecast Recipe Challenge - 8 May 2018
The HEIA and McCormick Flavour Forecast Recipe Challenge is a real-life design challenge that addresses the Home Economics curriculum. This year we offered a free webinar to provide some additional hints and tips for a successful submission.

Throughout the webinar, participants heard from a teacher who has successfully entered and engaged their Year 9 and Year 10 students in the challenge: the planning involved; scheduling lessons around the challenge; top 5 tips for a successful entry. Participants also heard what judges are looking for in the entries received, and a representative from McCormick briefly outlined the Flavour Forecast trends.

To view a recording of the Flavour Forecast Recipe Challenge webinar please visit:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/7172269768499291907

The presentation slides are available here.



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