Everyday there is something new posted.  As an avid Facebook user there are a few intersting individuals who provide interesting insight and information about Home Economics around the world.  Checkout what is new in the world today….

And an on going Blog… HomeEcConnect News – sharing home economics dreams and realities

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September 26, 2017 – check out this article from www.homefamily.net…a close to home perspective…  Mandatory Home Economics Food and Nutrition a Case for Manitoba. 

April 2017 – Home Economics and More than Sifting Flour and Baking Cakes

November 19, 2016 – The recipe for raising healthy kids? Teach them to cook and bake it into the curriculum (Globe and Mail)

September 1, 2016  – A New Era Dawning With Old Ways, Home Economics Returning

August 11, 2016 – It’s Time to Bring Back Shop and Home Ec

January 6, 2016 – Meet the Robot Chef that can prepare your Dinner.  Modern Art & Architecture

January 4, 2016 – The Problem with Farm to Table

December 28, 2015 – If Doctors Learned to Cook, They Might Give Better Advice

December 11, 2015 – In a World with Too Much Stuff, Solutions Are Everywhere

December 3, 2015 – “Dine In” Day – Family & Consumer Sciences Day

November 18, 2015 – Home Economics teacher uses hamburger to teach about eating

November 15, 2015 – Le Petit Chef – love technology

October 30, 2015 – Fruit Sushi

October 21, 2015 – Home Economics – A vital Subject

April 13, 2015 – Charges Dropped Against Woman With Front Yard Garden

April 11, 2015 – Cultivating Healthy Lifestyles

February 15, 2015 – Proposed budget removes Home Economics

February 3, 2015 – An Edible Education for All

February 2, 2015 – Bringing the home into high school

January 28, 2015 – Retired Teacher Invents Garment to Aid Hospitalized Infants – career options for after we retire from teaching.

Check out this picture and the twist on advertising…a good point for a discussion in the Food Studies 10/30 Current Food Issues Module

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January 18, 2015

Welcome to a new year everyone!  During the holiday season news was slow but now that the new year has arrived there is lots to read up on.

Silver Creek (Colorado) drop home ec, launches business education

Young Reporter: Should Schools Conduct Home Economics Lessons for Students (United Kingdom)

This video is awesome and might be good to show in a psychology 30 class or the LTR module on parenting.  It is called “The Girl Effect”

And if we ever need to argue about home economics/food studies education here it is: What’s the secret to Japan’s slender population?  Serious ‘eating education’  

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November 21, 2014

Check out this three day series on National Geographic “Eat: The Story of Food”

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For those who are interested in the future of Home Economics research check out this link “Survive or thrive: Home Economics research and publications”

November 20, 2014

Watch children’s reaction to a realistic looking doll. from Time Magazine

November 12, 2014

The missing ingredients in school food policy”  from The Irish Times

November 9, 2014

“Retire helps give homeless comforts of home” from Traverse City Record Eagle

“Cooking Classes may positively influence children’s food-related preferences and behaviors” from Medical News Today

November 7, 2014

“Home Economics evolves to teach foodie tricks alongside basic” from The Christian Science Monitor

November 3, 2014

“Urge Ontario to make a food & nutrition course compulsory! – The Petition Site

November 2, 2014

“Cooking from scratch means calling the farmers first” from The Manitoba Cooperator