A compilation of all GMC Special Edition and monthly feature stories focusing on distance learning strategies.
Culinary instructors offer their online best practice suggestions
- Florida International University’s John Noble Masi offers options for video resources and shares his students’ first-place award in virtual restaurant competition.
- Instructors Share Ideas About Their Online Instruction
Tips and Techniques from various instructors focusing on online instruction. Updated December 2020 with new tips.
- High School and College Fall Reopening Plans
A Chicago college and Ohio high school share their plans for returning to the culinary classroom this fall.
- Culinary Digital Instruction Best Practices Ideas
Seven culinary educators share their strategies for successful digital teaching. (Includes ideas pertaining to classroom instruction and curriculum development.)
- Sharing Distance Learning Ideas
Nine school instructors and administrators share their schools’ strategies for moving toward an online culinary curriculum.
Online instruction guidance from utilizing Zoom’s features to managing online discussion groups
- Online Teaching Tips
Dr. Fred Mayo suggests distance learning teaching tips such as establishing deadlines, setting communication boundaries and maintaining a positive attitude.
- Online Teaching Pitfalls and Strategies
Instructors can help mitigate frustration and extra work by following Dr. Fred Mayo’s advice for avoiding common online education teaching pitfalls.
- Challenges of Managing Online Discussion Groups
Avoid the black hole of time being drawn away by discussion groups.
- Focused Online Instruction Includes These Markers
Students respond best when online classes include downloadable lessons, deadlines and real-time interactions.
- Zoom in on Top Teaching Strategies: Part One
Prepare students before and during a call to make using the platform successful for all.
- Zoom in on Top Teaching Strategies: Part Two
How to make effective presentations, use visual aids and manage large classes in online Zoom teaching.
- Using Zoom to Manage Personal and Professional Lives
Helpful tips to stay organized, grounded and efficient when using Zoom in this new instructing reality.
Lessons, projects and resources
- Teaching Resource Assists Global Cuisine During Remote Instruction
Recipe builder uses flexible ingredients while creatively engineering flavors in global and reginal cuisine remote instruction.
- Creative Food Kits Spur Culinary Inspiration During At-home Cooking Instruction
The idea of food kits moves from the restaurant sector into culinary education at Kendall College.
- Virtual Guest Lectures Featuring Raspberries
View practical and informative virtual lessons on baking with raspberries from five top New Orleans chefs and NOCHI Culinary Instructor Zak Miller.
- Teaching Virtually Part One
10 projects and lessons instructors can immediately implement online.
- Teaching Virtually Part Two
Chef Adam Weiner provides 10 more suggestions for teaching online culinary classes without high-tech functionality.
- Video for Classroom Use and Learning Tricks and Turns of Online Instruction
Discover a list of online resources from cooking demonstrations to how to effectively utilize Skype’s screen sharing feature.
- Three Digital Technology Tools for Culinary Instructors
Stay informed with an educational technology newsletter, read articles focusing on the restaurant industry’s response to COVID-19 and visit a CTE website with free digital educational resources.
- Seven activities to build community and positive classroom culture during online learning: Ideas for creating authentic connections, meaningful relationships and classroom camaraderie through the screen. (SmartBrief on EdTech/New York Times tiered subscription model)
Online education instructor observations
- Culinary Education’s Online Metamorphosis
Instructors discuss the best, worst and future of online culinary instruction.
- Online Education’s Remarkable Moments
Educators share surprising and sometimes funny moments during online classes.
- Teaching Online: The Good and the Ugly
Instructors respond to what they experienced as the best and worst aspects over the past few months of online instruction.
- Help Students Combat Zoom Fatigue
Convert virtual lectures into organized class discussions engaging students and reducing fatigue.
- Zoom Fatigue Creeps into Lives
Kendall College’s Leigh Uhlir describes Zoom fatigue appearing in herself, students, colleagues and even family members.
- Virtual Wellness
Caring for yourself and your students during the crisis.
- Necessity is the Mother of Invention
Challenging times call for action and offer creative opportunities.
- Student Opens Business Doors During COVID-19 Shut Down
Undaunted by the shuttering off her college and internship, Clare Ward opens at-home cooking and food delivery business.