Life Skills

Edible Chemistry (FLEX): Baking Skill Builder

Learn new baking skills that will help you make you a better baker
211 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 6 learners
Class

No live meetings

Over 4 weeks

9-13

year olds

1-12

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

Mon May 30

May 30 - Jun 24 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time
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Mon Jun 27

Jun 27 - Jul 22 (4 weeks)
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Mon Jul 25

Jul 25 - Aug 19 (4 weeks)
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Mon Aug 22

Aug 22 - Sep 16 (4 weeks)
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Mon Sep 19

Sep 19 - Oct 14 (4 weeks)
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Mon Oct 17

Oct 17 - Nov 11 (4 weeks)
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Mon Nov 14

Nov 14 - Dec 9 (4 weeks)
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Mon Dec 12

Dec 12, 2022 - Jan 6, 2023 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time
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Mon Jan 9, 2023

Jan 9, 2023 - Feb 3, 2023 (4 weeks)
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Mon Feb 6, 2023

Feb 6, 2023 - Mar 3, 2023 (4 weeks)
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Description

Class Experience

At the end of the classes, students will:
Be able to perform the new baking skills taught in each recipe
Be able to explain the purpose of different types of ingredients used in baking
Be able to explain the purpose for each of the steps in a recipe
Be able to apply the new knowledge and techniques in any recipe of their choice
I have been baking since I was a child since my family is filled with fantastic bakers. I have a particular love of baking cakes and pastries. I love sharing my baked goods and teaching others to make great baked goods that they can share. I have a degree in biochemistry, so I am fascinated with the chemical processes of baking. I am continuously working on developing my baking skills and adding new bakes to my repertoire. Over 500 learners have taken my baking classes on Outschool. Additionally, I have been teaching asynchronous, online college courses similar in format to Outschool flex classes since 2012.
Each week, learners will watch the videos for the week and bake this week's recipe. The student will post a self-evaluation to the classroom and photos of their bake to the moderated class padlet. They will be able to rate their work and their classmates' work as well. There are no live meetings and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
A supply list, recipe, and other information will be posted to the classroom for the first lesson, then the materials will be posted each Saturday for that week's class. The videos for the week will be posted on Sunday.  Most classes will use basic baking equipment: digital scale (which weighs ounces and grams), set of measuring spoons, baking sheets, mixing bowls, a pastry brush, rolling pin, cooling rack, cutting board, grater, parchment paper, or silicone pan liner, Various pans (the type of pan will be specified for each week), bowl scraper, sifter, flat heatproof spatula, whisk. ruler or yardstick (cut in half), stand mixer or electric hand mixer
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Learners will perform self-assessment, by tasting their bakes.
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Parental guidance is needed in assisting the student in the kitchen as students will be using items such as ovens, microwaves, mixers, knives, or other cooking equipment. Parents should be available in case of accidents or emergencies and ensure the learner knows how to properly operate the kitchen equipment. We will discuss safety in class. Families need to notify the instructor ASAP about any potential allergies. Substitutions can be made for many, but not all of the recipe ingredients. Each family is responsible for knowing what ingredients their family can have. Please contact the instructor for any questions or ideas about substitutions. 

Learners will be instructed in food safety and kitchen safety during class and how to tell when foods are safely cooked. 
In addition to the Outschool Classroom, this class uses videos produced by the instructor, hosted on the instructor's unlisted YouTube channel, and a private, moderated Padlet board.

Teacher

Loretta Sandoval
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Teaching and Learning are my passion
211 total reviews
178 completed classes

About Me

I teach science classes and baking classes. I have been teaching kinesiology, neurology, pathophysiology and laboratory sciences in a college health professions program for the last 12 years, the last 8 years I have been teaching online. I have a... 
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