35 episodes

This podcast is about recruiting, supporting, and retaining family and consumer science (FCS) educators in the modern day home economics class. We have candid conversations, stories and share valuable resources that help us succeed in our classroom this includes classroom management, promoting FCS in schools and communities, class culture, and life skills.

Connect FCS ED Barbara Scully

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This podcast is about recruiting, supporting, and retaining family and consumer science (FCS) educators in the modern day home economics class. We have candid conversations, stories and share valuable resources that help us succeed in our classroom this includes classroom management, promoting FCS in schools and communities, class culture, and life skills.

    35-Partnering & Promoting your FCS programs with Anna Hall

    35-Partnering & Promoting your FCS programs with Anna Hall

    Welcome back to Connect FCS Ed. This week, I have an amazing teacher, she is a singleton from Yellow Springs, Ohio. Her name is Anna Hall and she teaches Family And Consumer Science at Greene County Career Center.

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    • 40 min
    34-Phases Of A First Year Teacher

    34-Phases Of A First Year Teacher

    Hello and welcome back to Connect FCS Ed, I'm your host Barbara Scully. Do you remember your first year as a teacher? Were you hired as an afterthought?Meaning you are hired after the start of the school year. Are you a career changer in the education field? Or did you go to school to become a teacher? We all became teachers because we wanted to make a difference in the lives of the up and coming youth. We all have a teacher that impacted our own educational experiences, that made it all the better.

    • 10 min
    33-Dr. Randy Russell, Speaker, Author and Consultant

    33-Dr. Randy Russell, Speaker, Author and Consultant

    Welcome back to the Connect FCS Ed podcast. Thank you so much for tuning in, I'm so glad that you're here. A couple of weeks ago, we just finished up my Washington fall virtual FCS conference, and let me tell you, it was amazing! During one of my workshops, I was introduced to one of our keynote speakers, Dr. Randy Russell, who is author to the Three Ships relationships, leaderships and partnerships. Dr. Russell is a superintendent, an author, as well as a leadership consultant and he shares about self-care and the power of self-care, which doesn't go just for family consumer sciences, it goes across the board for all educators.

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    • 46 min
    32-New Approaches in E-learning and How to Become a Resilient Teacher for Tomorrow

    32-New Approaches in E-learning and How to Become a Resilient Teacher for Tomorrow

    Hello and welcome back. In today's episode, we're going to be talking about new approaches in e-learning and how to become a resilient teacher. So back to school, it loomed over many of our heads with so many unanswered questions about students, families and communities around these United States in the world, educators having to pivot school year and pave a new path in unfamiliar territory, completely adverse to what the institution of education has always looked like and felt.

    As an educator, we are living in the most technology-advanced time period in history, we are capable of taking on this challenge in restructuring our diverse and content-rich curriculum and make it accessible to any student anywhere, any time, when it comes to synchronous versus asynchronous teaching.

    • 16 min
    31-Teaching FCS with Technology

    31-Teaching FCS with Technology

    Hello and welcome back to Connect FCS Ed. In today's episode, I'm going to be talking about teaching FCS with technology.

    By teaching students virtually, I have been researching best practices since March. I have learned a lot about how to effectively create and implement digital instruction and self-paced learning. In this episode I will be sharing some of the resources that have helped me feel successful as a teacher.

    • 16 min
    30-Fashion & Interior Design PLC with Mindy Trisko and Leah Batcher

    30-Fashion & Interior Design PLC with Mindy Trisko and Leah Batcher

    Hello and welcome, I am so thankful that you're here today. In today's episode I have two outstanding educators from the California area, Mindy Trisko and Leah Batcher. They are both doing amazing things when it comes to zooming to share ideas in teaching fashion and interior design virtually. I found them when I applied on their form on the Family Consumer Science Facebook page, promoting their collaboration for fashion and interior design. I am excited to share their expertise with you.

    Ready? Let's get started...

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

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17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Sarah Chooljian ,

Another great resource!

I also went through the Great Plains IDEA program, and it is great to hear it getting promoted. There are several resources out there for teachers in general, but not as many geared specifically towards FCS. This podcast itself is a resource for us, but also leads us to several other valuable resources during this time.

rlfulton ,

Great podcast for Family and Consumer Sciences

I love this podcast. As a first year FCS teacher the tips, tricks, conversations etc. have been so helpful to me this year. Thank you for taking the time to put this together.

Sandusky Joy ,

Thanks for the introduction!

I loved your interview with “Momma Bear”. Her YouTube channel is such a wonderful resource!
Joy Roth- Sandusky, Ohio

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