Math Top chef

# Math Top chef

## Math Top chef

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1. Math Top chef Eddy middle school

2. Why Top Chef……..

3. So……….i bake…… Morale Booster….Share with Co-Workers Prizes for students Builds relationship with students Homemade vs. store-bought Students ask for recipe !!!!!!!!!!!

4. Combine 2 things I love to do… BAKING TEACHING

5. MATH TOP CHEF

6. Mathematical moms, aunties and nana’s ADJUST RECIPES ( FRACTIONS/RATIONAL NUMBERS) IN THEIR HEADS DAILY

7. HOLIDAYS

8. Encourage parents & siblings to help my students with math Many parents fear math ! (especially secondary math) Forced quality family time (talk about school, life…)

9. Fractions are my friend! Don’t run away from them!

10. How can I do this without….. Complete Chaos!

11. Standards addressed: • 1. Proportions • 2. ratios • 3. customary measurements

12. Differentiation strategies: • Differentiation by content: • 1. Same recipe to all students > Teacher assigns number to be fed • 2. different recipe to all students > Teacher assigns number to be fed • 3. students pick a recipe > Teacher assigns a variety of people to be fed • Differentiation by product: • 1. Allow students to present their recipes using posterboard • 2. Allow students to present their recipes using a powerPoint presentation • 3. allow students to present their recipes using a rap or song • 3. allow students to present their recipes using a powerpoint presentation and their food

13. Cross-curriculum ideas • Science nutritional values of recipe, calories in recipe • Home Economics/Culinary arts Create a menu including student recipe • Social studies use recipes from specified region of study • Spanish focus on recipes of Spanish decent • Ela How to write instructions/directions • Reading how to read instructions/directions • Physical education exercise needed to “work Off” calories from dish • Art create a logo/advertisement for recipe • Chorus create a jingle or rap for recipe • Technology create a commercial for recipe using avitars

14. Parent/community involvement • 1. parents help students research and prepare recipes • 2. parents watch students present recipes in class • 3. parents/community leaders judge “top Chef” Contest

15. Parameters for students and parents • Not meat allowed • No knives ( Not even plastic knives) • No glassware

16. Parent information Letter to parents Parents encouraged to “HELP” and attend presentation • 1.what is top chef • 2. why we are doing top chef • 3. when are presentations due • 4. rules and regulations • 5. option for child not to participate ( child alters a recipe but does not participate in top chef presentations)

18. Student requirements • 1. choose a recipe ( teacher approval required) • 2. Alter recipe to feed 30 ( Number of students in class) • 3. create power point presentation ( include: origin of recipe,why this recipe and original & altered recipe) • Extensions • Create recipe at home • Present power point and food to class/judges

19. What will students be graded on

20. Pre – top chef • A. Alphabet fill • ( Activate background knowledge) • A _____________ • B _____________ • C _____________ • D _____________ • E _____________ • B. Students receive same recipes from teacher • Students must alter recipes to feed: • 1 person, 2 people, 10 people, 20 people • Whole group,pairs,small groups, individually

21. BONUS ROUND

22. TOP CHEF jUNIOR • STUDENTS GET EXCITED ABOUT THEIR PRESENTATIONS • STUDENTS GET IDEAS FOR THEIR PRESENTATIONS • STUDENTS VISUALIZE THAT THE CULINARY ARTS ARE A VIABLE CAREER PATH

23. TOP CHEF CAN BE USED FOR… • 1. GRADE LEVEL ACTIVITY • 2. Increased learning time ( ILT) activity • 3. After-school/tutorial program • 4. Saturday school • 2. END OF SCHOOL YEAR ACTIVITY • SHOW THE TEACHER WHAT YOU CAN DO • SOMETHING TO LOOK FORWARD TO ( FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS)

24. Math really is used in everyday life! • 1. shopping for ingredients ( coupons,tax…) *extreme coupon party • 2.Creating a meal and/or menu • 3. careers in food services ( catering,chefs, nutritionists…) • 4. helps to follow the steps ( Missing a step = disaster)