Andrea Fristoe

New Teacher News -- August 2016

Blog Post created by Andrea Fristoe on Aug 25, 2016

Promising Practices

Totally Acceptable...
  1. To buy a completely new and refreshed wardrobe for the new school year,
  2. To use your lunch break to plan out your National Teach Ag Day activities,
  3. To pick up a new hobby that can help you decompress from the school day,
  4. To use Biofuels 101 as your lesson plan for National Teach Ag Day (well, part of it at least),
  5. To be excited about a new school year & endless possibilities!!!

My Corner of the World
A new school year, a new desk, and endless possibilities. For Olivia Steckler, new agriculture teacher at Southern Indiana Career and Technical Center, her desk is the beginning of a career that is sure to be filled with countless memories. Let the school year begin!

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Ag Teacher Hack

"Have your students put their vocabulary words and definitions written in their own words into Wordle and create a beautiful word cloud.  Print.  It is easy to see in a few seconds to grade."

-Lori Dyer, agriculture teacher, Waynesfield Goshen High School, Ohio

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Legislative Action Center
NAAE is pleased to partner with ACTE to provide the Legislative Action Center, a powerful tool that allows you to find information about your national legislators, contact them about issues related to agricultural and career and technical education, and even find media outlets in your area to help share the agricultural education and CTE message. MORE>>

Before you go...

Sterling Ag Program to be More than 'Cows, Plows and Sows'
Hey, Sterling High School students: Interested in agriculture, but you didn’t grow up on, or even around, a farm? That’s OK. Neither did your new agriculture instructor and FFA advisor. MORE>>


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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.