Math isn’t just for School

Last week I had a student ask me, “This isn’t school, why do we need to figure out these fractions?” A statement like this reminds me how incredibly important hands-on real-world learning is. Math isn’t just for school. Math is in our everyday lives. In this class we needed to half a whole wheat tortilla recipe for our Sweet Potato… Read more →

First Week at Cooking for the Family Program

The students did a great job during their first week of the Cooking for the Family Program. We started the day with a food knowledge and food identification survey to see where everyone was at. All of these vegetables we are going to be using during the next five weeks.

We are partnering with Findlay Market for this program, so many of the items will be obtained from them and their partner farms. We also got many of our herbs and radishes from Rothenberg Rooftop Garden. Which is an absolutely beautiful space. I look forward to working more with these organizations and our fabulous students.