We are spending this time with technology lessons, where we are following the process of designing and creating new products. The students were eager to start with food technology, and we are currently role playing that we are a company who are tasked with designing new products for Pak n Save. Our tasks are growing more complex by the week, and I would like to end the term by creating a product and its (environmentally-friendly) packaging that can be 'purchased' by our fellow students.
In these lessons I have found a balance of digital learning, where the students conduct research into the products and look at recipe ideas, and practical learning, where we have taste tests and use kitchen equipment. I have found that the digital components have enhanced what I am teaching practically.