Elena Teixeira Gaeta

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Elena Teixeira Gaeta
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"Give a man a fish, he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he will eat for a lifetime."
 
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UPDATED TO MATCH CHOOSEMYPLATE.GOV WEBSITE CHANGES FOR MAY 2016. Students will use this webquest to explore the USDA's choosemyplate.gov website. It is differentiated; students will progress through levels 1-3 at their own pace according to ability
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This Powerpoint will help you guide students through the exploration of the six essential nutrients: protein, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and water. Students will learn why each of these nutrients is important, different types, and what
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This worksheet will help students practice reading a recipe. It can also be used as a pre-assessment at the start of a unit, or as a post-assessment to gauge understanding. Students will be able to read a recipe, extract important information from
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Use this graphic organizer and instruction sheet to help your students follow along with my YouTube video which explains the techniques of proper kitchen measurement (dry, liquid, small amounts). Perfect to try out the "flipped classroom" model!
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This countdown sheet, including answer key, helps students to learn how to sew any type (2 hole, 4 hole, shank) of button. I developed this simple 5-step method to help students conceptualize and remember the steps. The organizer helps students to
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This guided notes sheet corresponds with my Six Primary Nutrients Powerpoint, available in my store. It is perfect for students who need a bit of extra assistance or scaffolding of information, or for the whole class. Students will be able to
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Use this engaging powerpoint to teach an introductory lesson about the USDA MyPlate Food Guide, even including a Do Now! Students will learn about the evolution of MyPlate from the Food Guide Pyramid to MyPyramid, to MyPlate in 2011. Stimulate
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This 4-5 day project allows students to explore the impact of their interests and skills on their future career choices. Students use the website www.careerzone.ny.gov to take an interest survey that matches them with jobs and careers that use these
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Designed for the iPad, but useable on a computer, this webquest will help your students explore their individual nutrition needs as well as the ins and outs of each group of USDA's MyPlate!
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Use with your FACS, Home Ec, life skills, or textiles class to review the symbols on a care label. There are 18 cards included, as well as cut and pastable images so you can add/delete/adjust the cards to fit your needs. There is also a visual and
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Use this sheet as you go through my Introduction to MyPlate powerpoint. Students will label and color the sections of MyPlate. There is space to record two essential definitions, variety and balance, which are included in the powerpoint for
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This introduction to careers lesson helps students to consider the effects and processes of nonverbal communication and first impressions on the jobseeking process. Students engage in active learning through a non-verbal communication role play,
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This lesson helps students explore the effect of culture on a person's food choices. After discussing the dietary guidelines of the USA (MyPlate), the students will look globally to explore food guides from countries around the world, and how they
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This introductory lesson introduces the functions and food sources of the six essential nutrients. Students rotate through a series of stations in order to explore each nutrient in depth, recording their information on a graphic organizer. This
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Help students in a Family and Consumer Sciences/Home and Careers/Home Ec or Textiles course understand the contents and practical usage of a clothing label care instructions. The first slide of the PPT is a direct copy of the "What's on a Clothing
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This 6-7 day lesson provides you with all you need for a thorough Family and Consumer Sciences Culinary lesson that incorporates Common Core Learning Standards in ELA and Mathematics! Lesson Outline: Day 1: What is Cupcake Wars/Piping Intro and
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Designed for a FACS/HCS/Home Economics classroom, this will teach beginner sewers the basics of cutting using sewing shears and how to properly use a straight pin. Appropriate for any grade level, from elementary to high school!
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This rubric targets all the essential elements of sewing on a button, including gathering supplies, strength, security, neatness, student effort & attitude, and cleanup. The format is designed to be printed on 3"x3' (standard size) post-it notes
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This worksheet will help your students review the essential parts of the Janome sewing machine and their application to machine operation. Emphasize safe and controlled machine sewing and have students self-monitor with the checklist. Allow students
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This zip file includes 13 recipes in Word format for the beginner-intermediate cook. All recipes have been tested and student-approved in my Family and Consumer Sciences Kitchen Lab classroom. I use all of these recipes with 7th grade students and
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

6 years Middle School

MY TEACHING STYLE

Constructivist learning for the 21st Century Technological World

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

NYU Founder's Day Scholar; NYU B.S.,Summa Cum Laude; 2014 CUNY Queens College Hester Gray Award Recipient; 2015 Long Island Family and Consumer Sciences Professionals "Promising New Professional" Award

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

NYU Graduate, B.S. Nutrition and Food Studies; M.S., Ed. in FACS Education, Queens College of the City University of New York

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eteixeira@greatneck.k12.ny.us

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