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Cooking and Baking with DeAnn: Fun and Fancy Drinks & Slushes (Flex 14-18)

This is a 6-week FLEX course in which students will create different fun and fancy drinks and/or slushes each week. Students will practice following recipes and showing their creativity through the various beverages.
DeAnn
167 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 8 learners
Class
No live meetings
Over 6 weeks
14-18
year olds
1-6
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific Time

Sat Aug 20

Aug 20 - Sep 30 (6 weeks)
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Sat Sep 3

Sep 3 - Oct 14 (6 weeks)
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Sat Sep 17

Sep 17 - Oct 28 (6 weeks)
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Sat Oct 1

Oct 1 - Nov 11 (6 weeks)
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Sat Oct 15

Oct 15 - Nov 25 (6 weeks)
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Sat Oct 29

Oct 29 - Dec 9 (6 weeks)
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Sat Nov 12

Nov 12 - Dec 23 (6 weeks)
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Sat Nov 26

Nov 26, 2022 - Jan 6, 2023 (6 weeks)
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Sat Dec 10

Dec 10, 2022 - Jan 20, 2023 (6 weeks)
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Thu Dec 22

Dec 22, 2022 - Mar 4, 2023 (6 weeks)
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Sat Dec 31

Dec 31, 2022 - Feb 10, 2023 (6 weeks)
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Sat Jan 14, 2023

Jan 14, 2023 - Feb 24, 2023 (6 weeks)
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Sat Jan 21, 2023

Jan 21, 2023 - Mar 10, 2023 (6 weeks)
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Sat Feb 4, 2023

Feb 4, 2023 - Mar 24, 2023 (6 weeks)
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Description

Class Experience

Students will: 
• Learn to make a variety of fun drinks and slushes.
• Learn to modify a recipe to fit their own needs and tastes. 
• Share experiences with one another through the classroom. 
• Build recipe files and increase confidence in cooking and baking. 
I enjoy hosting parties and planning celebrations for my friends and family. It's always fun to add a fun or fancy beverage for a special occasion or just for fun. I would like to share some of my favorite drink recipes with these young learners and help them grow their recipe files! 
Our class has the best kind of homework! Make the drinks and then enjoy them!  :)

A flex class is fun and convenient because learners can complete the projects and assignments on their own time, but these classes are more fun when learners also interact with one another. Each week I want the learners to think about an ingredient that they think might be a good addition to one of the drinks we are making or have made. This will be fun and can almost be thought of as a scavenger hunt - what ingredients can you find (think about) to add to our drink? It might be a fruit...maybe a bit of flavoring or extract...maybe a different drink mix or even food coloring.  It's good to be creative - creativity can be fun and exciting. 

I will ask questions about the drinks, recipes, or drink-making process at the end of each week. Students should be prepared to share successes, as well things that might have been a struggle as they learned something new. Students will also be expected to share a photo with the class of at least 3 of their drinks. In the last few weeks of the class, I would like everyone to share a recipe for a drink or slush - this can be a recipe that you have created or one you have found from somewhere/someone else. 
Supplies and ingredients will vary for each class - a new supply/ingredient list and pictures, as well as the full recipe will be posted to the classroom page every Saturday, so learners can gather the necessary supplies and have them ready when they want to make the drinks. Some typical supplies used in most classes include: A rubber spatula Measuring cups and spoons Wooden spoon Medium-large bowls for mixing Medium saucepan A blender (first class only)
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
No live meetings, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Parents, please be advised that we will need to use the stove during some classes to boil water or make drink syrup. Some classes will require the use of a blender to crush ice, or a knife to cut fruit. 
Please be aware of allergens - some of these ingredients may contain gluten, nuts, dairy, soy, etc. 

Teacher

DeAnn
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Lives in the United States
Engaging and Enthusiastic Certified Teacher!
167 total reviews
286 completed classes

About Me

I am a certified teacher and received my Bachelor's Degree in Education from Weber State University. My mom was a teacher, so I spent my teenage years volunteering in her classroom and have loved teaching ever since. I have 25+ years of teaching... 
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