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janharper 

I trained to teach Textiles at Bretton Hall College of Education 1973. My second subject was Audio Visual Aids, which started my love of photography. Within two years I was Head of Textiles and 2nd in the Art Department of a large comprehensive school. I was a Mode 1 E.A.E.B. Textiles Examiner for CSE, and introduced my own Mode 3. Four years later I was suddenly told I would have to teach Food. I didn’t even study it for O’level because I disliked the Cookery teacher! I only agreed on condition that I could do a Home Economics Conversion Course which I ended up doing for one afternoon and evening per week for two years. After having children I went back to teaching Textiles, Food and ICT. A few years later I became Head of Food until I retired in August 2011. A.V.A. has always stood me in good stead, from Bandas and Epidiascope, to OHP’s and Interactive White Boards; hence the large amount of resources that I had available to upload to the

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Food Practical rules
janharper 
Updated: 
2016
6 Comments
  • Health
  • Middle School
A list of rules for a practical lesson in terms of working in an organized and hygienic way, etc.
Convert a pdf file to a Word document
  • English Language Arts
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Have you got a pdf file that you want to alter, or remove a watermark from? Upload it to this website and they will shortly email it to you as an...
Traffic Lights for Controlled Assessment
  • Health
  • Middle School
Traffic Lights overview for your first Good Controlled Assessment. Instructions are on the last sheet on using and adapting the conditional...
Tick/Mark sheets for Controlled Assessment
  • Health
  • Middle School
Tick lists and mark sheets with space for Teacher and pupils comments
One Planet Food ~Excellent video
  • Health
  • Middle School
Three young secret agents are on a mission to discover the true impact of food and farming on the environment and investigate where food actually...
Eggs
janharper 
Updated: 
2016
5 Comments
  • Health
  • Middle School
All about eggs. Recipes demonstrating the properties of eggs:- Swiss Roll, Fruit Flan, Lemon Meringue Pie. An eggs aeration experiment.
5 a Day - Part 1
janharper 
Updated: 
2016
6 Comments
  • Health
  • 3-5, MS
These worksheets were originally on www.dole5aday.com website. They are no longer there, but new ones can now be downloaded. Ideal as a starter, or...
Key words in Food Technology
  • Health
  • Middle School
A Powerpoint slideshow of all keywords, and definitions with illustrations.
Halloween Witches Fingers
janharper 
Updated: 
2016
4 Comments
  • Health
  • Middle School
A recipe to make Witches fingers biscuits. An evaluation sheet. A website for pop-up cards. A link to interactive Halloween puzzles on-line. Includes...
Vegetarian Task
janharper 
Updated: 
2016
4 Comments
  • Health
  • Middle School
Includes:- why people choose a vegetarian diet; animal and plant sources of vitamins and minerals; ingredients most vegetarians would avoid; meat...