Andrea Fristoe

New Teacher News -- November 2014

Blog Post created by Andrea Fristoe on Nov 13, 2014


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Promising Practices

Totally Acceptable...

  1. To create a school-wide competition during your Thanksgiving Food Drive,
  2. To participate in the National Geographic|Cengage Learning Focus Group during NAAE Covention,
  3. To order your Host State Social ticket, for NAAE Convention, during your planning period today,
  4. To check out the new NAAE Convention scheduler, to create your own cutomized schedule that can be printed and synced to your mobile device,
  5. To earn an incredible amount of professional development hours at the great workshops offered at NAAE Convention!

My Corner of the World
How do you show your FFA pride? Mia Sullivan, agriculture teacher at McGavock High School, in Nashville, Tennessee literally has blue and gold from the floor to the ceiling!

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Ag Teacher Hack

"Anytime I have something to tell a student that I don't want to disrupt class, I silently place a card on the students desk and keep on with the lesson. The student knows to stay after class and I sometimes discuss grades, award student of the month, go over tardy slips, etc."
-Katee McSpadden, Duncan High School, AZ

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Ellen Thompson
National Teach Ag Campaign Coordinator

The National Teach Ag Campaign is a project of the National Council for Agricultural Education, led by the National Association of Agricultural Educators. For more information, visit the Teach Ag website.Funding for the National Teach Ag Campaign is provided by the CHS Foundation, DuPont Pioneer, and Growth Energy as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.