chloe_52 Posted 3 Sep 2012 , 4:30pm
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I have been asked to teach some classes at my local University under Adult Continuing Education Classes.
I have worked out what I want to teach, time frame, supplies etc. What I am having trouble with is the student workbook. I have all the info typed out for each technique but I have no pictures. Should I go through and do each technique and take pictures or do you think they will be fine with just the typed info.
Any suggestions are appreciated.

Thanks
Krista

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poohsmomma Posted 3 Sep 2012 , 6:23pm
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Hello Krista,
I teach some classes through our community ed program. One is a basic class-icing, smoothing, VIVA-I have a detailed handout for that but there are few pictures on it. It is a step by step written guide to everything we actually do in class so they won't forget the steps when they get home.
On other classes -like a simple purse cake or different fondant bows, I actually make the cake/item and take photos of the steps. I use those pix for the lesson guide.
Hope this helps.

chloe_52 Posted 3 Sep 2012 , 8:07pm
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So you don't have pictures of the different techniques, like star piping, shell border, roses, etc.?
Do the students seem to follow along very well? I am afraid when they get back home they will not remember what it's supposed to look like and I will end up with constant e-mails.
Thanks
Krista

poohsmomma Posted 4 Sep 2012 , 12:23am
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We only do a little piping. I do have a reference sheet with pictures of the basics that I forgot all about until you mentioned it..
(My class is not a Wilton-type class.)

chloe_52 Posted 5 Sep 2012 , 12:24am
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Also do you have supplies for them to use in class, or do you have a list of supplies for them to purchase?
Thanks again

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