Today’s episode, or little PD is gonna be a student take over with my financial literacy class. This session is live during my class period. So there is background noise, but I have several of my students that I lovingly call the peanut gallery. I’ve been overhearing them talk about being a teacher and what being a teacher entails because they saw that I had my Excel spreadsheet up on the screen and transferring names over.
Welcome back to the Connect FCS Ed podcast. Today with me, I have a teacher from California, Ms. Pedeliski, who has taught FCS and advised FCC LA for nine years. She actively gives back to FCS, an FCCLA by volunteering at local and national levels. Nikki is the current vice president and family consumer science teacher Association of California.
Today I’m ging to be talking about being culturally responsive and what that means. Culture is central to learning, it plays a role not only in communicating and receiving information, but also in shaping the thinking process of groups and individuals.
On today’s episode, I have Rob Phelan, who is a Math and Personal Finance educator from Frederick County, Maryland. He is author and founder and creator of the simple start-up, which is a book geared towards entrepreneurship for 10 to 18-year-olds.
Today’s episode I have a brand new guest, her name is Wendy of Calico Jam. Wendy created a YouTube channel with video instructions and lesson plans templates for new teachers, on how to sew.
Today I have an amazing guest, Melissa Litherland, a brand new first year family consumer sciences teacher with a master’s degree in Biological Science. She has a FCS position in her neighboring district of Wisconsin.