August 20, 2018
The Council creates an intentional direction for the Agricultural Education Model by:
The Council leads the future of school-based agricultural education by:
To have information from your ag ed organization included in the Monday Morning Monitor, email Andrea Fristoe, NAAE Program Manager.
2018 National Agricultural Education Summit
The Junior Disease Detectives: Operation Outbreak
This graphic novel follows a group of teenage 4-H members who participate in a state agricultural fair and later attend CDC’s Disease Detective Camp in Atlanta. When one of the boys becomes sick following the fair, the rest of the group use their newly-acquired disease detective knowledge to help a team of public and animal health experts solve the mystery of how their friend became ill.
The graphic novel is available for free download in web, home print and professional print versions at www.cdc.gov/flu/graphicnovel.
In addition, there are CDC resources available about Swine Influenza/Variant Influenza Virus that include fact sheets and more at https://www.cdc.gov/flu/swineflu/index.htm.
Fellowship Program Accepting Applications for an Agricultural Education Division Fellow!
XLR8 Applications Due TODAY!
August News & Views
National Agriscience Preservice Teacher Program Application Now Available
Celebrate National Teach Ag Day
National Officer Informational Webinar
Future Agriscience Teacher Symposium at NAAE Convention
2018 NAAE Convention
Communities of Practice Highlights
Vets on Call
Volunteer to Help at the Convention and Expo
Great DEALS on a Variety of Tech Packages through CASE Online!
Don't need the entire LMS? CASE is offering fantastic DEALS on additional technology packages for your CASE classroom. Flipped video packages and teacher test bank packages are available for $75 per course. End-of-Course Assessment only packages range from $8-$10 per account. Have questions? Contact the CASE Online Learning Coordinator, Sara Cobb.
Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ Grant Application Available
This is the sixth year in a row this program, formally known as the DuPont Pioneer CASE Implementation Grant Program, has offered grants to public and private schools and universities to assist with the implementation of CASE. Teachers may apply for grants up to $5,000 for implementing the CASE program in their schools, including teacher professional development at a CASE Institute, and purchasing classroom equipment and resources. Pre-service programs may apply for up to $7,500 for hosting a CASE Institute for pre-service teachers. Grant awardees will be announced in December. For questions regarding this opportunity contact CASE Operations/Outreach Director, Miranda Chaplin.
A bouncing sheep finds its inner lamb-like self.
Friday, August 17, 2018: Genome editing spurs ag innovations, a glyphosate lawsuit raises issues, and a bouncing sheep finds its inner lamb-like self. These and many more ag/science stories in this week’s edition.
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