Jacob Hathcox

A snowy start to the semester

Blog Post created by Jacob Hathcox on Jan 13, 2011

In the north snow may be normal, but down here in south carolina we rarely get the white stuff.

Needless to say we got a day off from the semester and a late start on the second day. When class

resumed we had a lot of catching up to do.  At Clemson University all ag ed second semester seniors who

plan on teaching have to go through a three week class that refreshes our memory on some of the vital ag

mechanics principles that we learned in our first and second year.  This is a great opportunity that Clemson offers

us to get in the teaching mode.  My duties over the next three weeks will include: hands on projects, peer teaching,

and lesson planning. This class give us as students a great opportunity to get a head start on the students that

we will soon be teaching.  While I prepare to start my student teaching I am overwhelmed with excitement about the

mysteries that lie ahead on my teaching journey.  While I don't know what lies ahead I do know that the education that

I have gotten from Clemson Universities agricultural education department has prepared me to the tasks that are ahead of

me. I hope that everyone else has a great start to the semester and hopefully we will all have some exciting stories to share

once we start teaching.