Food!

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This PPt is an activity related to differentiating for students, using food to illustrate the concept. It's also useful for creating community through the shared experience of talking about favorite and least favorite foods.

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Food!

  1. 1. I Do Not Like To Eat Anything That Crawls.Ice Cream, Preferably Jamoca Almond Fudge, Is My Favorite!• Student comments, 2009<br /><br />Abstain from beans. • Pythagoras<br />
  2. 2. Food memories create community.<br />It’s odd how large a part food plays in memories of childhood. There are grown men and women who still shudder at the sight of spinach or turn away with loathing from stewed prunes and tapioca. •Caroline Lejeune<br />I say it’s spinach, and I say the hell with it. • E.B. White<br />
  3. 3. Why is it that the things I like are all bad for me? I hate vegetables. I’d rather eat chocolate and drink beer.<br />Who among School of Education faculty and administrators and staff said this?<br />
  4. 4. What’s your least favorite food?Draw a picture of it on the paper plate provided.<br />There is nothing more disgusting than eating a chicken’s child. Honestly, people, what are you thinking?<br />• Student comment, 2005<br />
  5. 5. Why would you want to eat anything called a pupu platter? <br />• Winston advertisement, 2000<br />I don’t want to make any recipe that begins: First, remove the tentacles from the eye portion. • W-OZ<br />
  6. 6. Men don’t really like soup• <br />• President Richard Nixon on why he omitted the soup course from state dinners.<br />You call it vegetable soup,<br />but I call it the slop pail of food.<br />You just dump every leftover in the refrigerator in it and it’s disgusting.<br />Lettuce that isn’t good enough to put into a salad doesn’t taste good in soup either.<br />It’s not thrifty, it’s gross.<br />• Overheard at a Portland restaurant, 2001<br />
  7. 7. The most disgusting thing I’ve ever actually eaten? <br />I once ate a spider to impress my students. This is not a good idea. I even grossed out myself.<br />• Student, 2007<br />
  8. 8. What’s your favorite food?Draw a picture of it on the back of your plate.<br />I love bananas because I know no one’s touched the fruit before I eat it!<br />• Student comment, 2010<br />
  9. 9. What would happen if you had to eat your favorite food at every meal?<br />Burgers for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!<br />Mmmm, strawberry fields forever!<br />I’d walk a mile for a bacon sandwich. • Princess Diana<br />
  10. 10. A variety of nothing is superior to a monotony of something. • L.M. Richter<br />Hamburgers, the cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast. • Pulp Fiction<br />
  11. 11. What’s your favorite way to eat an apple?<br />With your partner(s), list your favorites as well as other ways to serve the teacher fruit..<br />
  12. 12. What’s the best way to serve an apple?<br />
  13. 13. What if I am old, young, without teeth, don’t like apples, can’t chew quickly, or. . .?<br />Seriously, who thinks that unopened coconuts are a fun food to serve at a kids’ picnic?<br />• One woman talking to another at Safeway, 2000<br />
  14. 14. The mind is like the stomach. It is not how much you put into it that counts, but how much it digests.<br />• Albert Jay Nock<br />I am the happiest when I eat wonton soup. <br />• Thomas, age nine<br />
  15. 15. To insure fairness, the test is the same for each of you: Climb the tree.<br />
  16. 16. There’s a period of life where we swallow a knowledge of ourselves and it becomes either good or sour inside. • Pearl Bailey<br />How does your teaching affect students’ self image? Are there ways you could present information that would better facilitate learning? How do you differentiate, adapt, individualize? What’s one thing you could do the next time you’re in a classroom that could improve students’ learning?<br />
  17. 17. Consider serving the same, only different!<br />The deficit model casts a long shadow on our ability to appreciate and work with difference. What we call disabiity is in truth a mismatch between educational process and person.<br />Why not label the educational process as “disabled” instead of the person?<br />• Senge, Cambron-McCabe, Lucas, Smith, Dutton, & Kleiner (2000), Schools that Learn, p. 40<br />
  18. 18. How about you? How do you like your learning served?<br />Does it depend on the time of day, the subject, your mood, the teacher, the location, or. . .?<br />My favorite sandwich is peanut butter, baloney, cheddar cheese, lettuce, and mayonnaise on toasted bread with catsup on the side.<br />• Hubert Humphrey<br />
  19. 19. Children have more taste buds than adults do!<br />I hope you’re coming to the banquet tonight. We’re having deep-fried beaks, legs, and claws followed by boiled brains in raisin-chocolate sauce served with sweet and sour eyeballs and creamed cockroaches.<br />This would be a better place for children if parents had to eat the spinach.<br />• Groucho Marx<br />I loved that meal. Let’s never have it again. • Amy Seidel<br />
  20. 20. I do not like broccoli and I haven’t liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I’m President of the United States and I’m not going to eat any more broccoli. • President George H.W. Bush <br />
  21. 21. Food is our common ground, a universal experience.• James Beard<br />Infinito Until You Eato!<br />

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