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home ec

n. Informal
Home economics.

home′ ec′


n. Informal.
home economics.
[by shortening]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.home ec - theory and practice of homemakinghome ec - theory and practice of homemaking  
social science - the branch of science that studies society and the relationships of individual within a society
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S4: Jenna Ainsbury, home ec A; Matthew Asher, art a; PE A, tech A; Daniel Baxter, chem A; Ryan Bingham, music D; Anderson Black, mod studies D; Cameron Brookes, computing science D, maths D; Finn Brown, geo A, physics A, RE A, tech A, chemistry D; Matthew Buntan, French ; Daniel Capstick, music tech A, science A, tech A; Todd Clark, rural skills D; Jamie Cosgrove, Eng A; Caitlin Currie, Spanish A; Laura Darley, art A; Kaz Esen, computing science A, maths A; Jed Forson, mod stud A; Zoe Gilligan; home ec A, maths D; Rachel Glover, Spanish A; Hadrian gray, music A, RE D; Aiden Hairstains, home ec A, mod stud D; Thomas Holmes, chemistry A, computing science A, history A, physics A.
Cinda returned to teaching Home EC. at Blue Mound High School in 1979.
IRENE MISCHKINIS ("with open Arms"--page 68) began sewing in seventh grade home ec class and never stopped.
The language lab, home ec room and commerce room all got a mention as did an aerial shot of the campus including the long stretch of road that used to serve as six bus stops for the pupils.
Home ec, the field of study that taught the "management of the home and community," that prepared students for homemaking or professional careers by teaching such disciplines as nutrition, food preparation, parenting, early-childhood education, interior design and textiles, among other subjects.
Profusely illustrated throughout, "Amazing (Mostly) Edible Science" would make an ideal textbook for elementary school Home Ec classes in grade 2 through 5.
The Useful Book: 201 Life Skills They Used to Teach in Home Ec and Shop lives up to its title as a how-to omnibus of basic techniques for cooking, sewing, laundry, home improvement, woodworking/metalworking, plumbing, electrical (such as how to install a dimmer) and more.
Aiming to fill the educational gap left by all those home ec and shop classes no one takes anymore, this aptly named tome gathers a dizzying array of how-tos: everything from folding a fitted sheet to caulking a bathtub, making a household budget to building a table and 197 other skills, projects and repairs that, once mastered, should leave you feeling brilliantly self-sufficient.
Her campaign to take shop instead of Home Ec wins her unexpected allies in this luminous verse novel.

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