School Resources

Resources


  • Frequently Asked Questions

  • Resources Referenced

  • Connections to National Standards

  • Culminating Community Event

  • Teaching Strategies

  • Assessment Tools

      • All of the assessment tools below can be used by an educator as a reflection tool to coach and guide a student or as an evaluation tool to measure if you are achieving the program goals.

    • Gardening Skills Observation Checklist

      • Use the table below to observe and note areas of strength and suggestions for improvement on each student’s development of the garden tools and behaviors learning objectives for gardening skills embedded in programming and curriculum of Emeril’s Culinary Garden & Teaching Kitchen.

    • Cooking Observation Checklist

      • Teacher resource to observe and note areas of strength and suggestions for improvement on each student’s development of the kitchen learning objectives for cooking skills embedded in the curriculum of Emeril’s Culinary Garden & Teaching Kitchen.

    • Cleaning Observation Checklist

      • Teacher resource to observe and note areas of strength and suggestions for improvement on each student’s development of the kitchen learning objectives for cleaning skills embedded in the curriculum of Emeril’s Culinary Garden & Teaching Kitchen.

    • Student Life Skills Observation Checklist

      • Teacher resource to observe and note areas of strength and suggestions for improvement on each student’s development of the Personal and Community Life Skills embedded in Emeril’s Culinary Garden & Teaching Kitchen. This tool is ideal for tracking change over time.

    • Class Life Skills Observation Checklist

      • Assessment tool for educators to observe and note areas of strength and suggestions for improvement on each student’s development of the Personal and Community Life Skills embedded in Emeril’s Culinary Garden & Teaching Kitchen. This tool is ideal for assessing multiple students in one class.

  • Readiness and Development Tools

      • Required planning templates and grade reporting forms for your program

    • School Partner Action Plan Template

      • Planning tool designed to help each school partner identify its implementation team, help the team set key schoolwide goals, plan the steps your team will take this year and into the future, decide who will be responsible for leading and supporting each project in support of the school year goal.

    • Implementation Timeline

      • An editable timeline for your school’s action plan goals.

    • School Partner Report Card

      • Annual grant report form.

    • Budget Template & Report

      • Annual grant budget report form. At the end of every school year, use the budget template to report on all project activities completed to date with Emeril’s Culinary Garden & Teaching Kitchen grant funds, and compare actual expenditures of foundation funds to your approved project budget.

    • Sample Job Descriptions

      • Gardening and Cooking instructor sample job descriptions.

  • Handouts

    • Tracking Garden Changes

      • Data tracking sheet for students to moniter plant growth, and insects in the garden.

    • Comparative Taste Test Chart with Sticky Dots

      • Teacher tool to measure student's food preferences.

    • Cook's Notes

      • Student handout to expand upon the cultural, nutritional, and seasonal elements of a recipe, cooking lesson, or cooking concept lesson.

    • Designing Balanced Meals Featuring Whole Foods Cards

      • Flashcards for instuctors to print and use for student lessons about balanced meals