• How to Make Learning FFA FUN!?... I'm loosing them!

    Hello!   I'm a new teacher this year in a very small school.  I'm having trouble with my freshman Ag 1 students.  In the course description, which was created before I was hired, it states that the majority of the cl...
    Bridget Mahoney
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  • Just in case you didn't know!

    Good Day!   I just wanted to let you all know that there is a great resource of lessons out there.  Last year I created a user friendly website of over 400 lessons from ag teachers across the US.  I encourage you to ...
    Ellen Thompson
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  • Intro to FFA units

    Would anyone be willing to share their FFA unit? Pieces and parts welcome.   I'm a first-year teacher, and I started half-way through the school year. The freshmen haven't had any exposure to FFA yet, and this is som...
    Rose Hartschuh
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  • Teaching aids...

    Hi Fellow Educators!   I am currently an agriculture education major at OSU.  As a final project for our lab pedagogy class we need to construct a teaching aid or demonstration.  Some of the examples in class were el...
    Meghan McHenry
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  • Curriculum Comparison

    Hello, I am looking for some feedback on some curriculum resources. I am looking into investing in either the iCEV, AgEdNet.com or MyCaert curriculum and would like to hear from anyone who has some insight on these re...
    Lindy Cruise
    created by Lindy Cruise
  • Help: First year Ohio Teacher

    Hi all! I am in my first year of teaching, exciting and nervous. I will be teaching Animal and Plant Science, Livestock Selection, Nutrition and Management, AFNR, and 8th grade Ag. I was hoping I could find some guida...
    Emily Overs
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  • Interest approaches

    Is anyone willing to share some unique interest approach ideas? I seem to struggle with coming up with fun ways to introduce lessons. Any topics welcome! Thanks.
    Rose Hartschuh
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  • What do you wish you had known as a first year teacher?

    I am a pre-service teacher graduating in Agriculture Education next year. I see some of the student teachers and beginning teachers struggling and it makes me nervous! What do you wish you had known as a first year te...
    Cassie Joiner
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  • New Teacher Questions & Answers

    Tomorrow I start my 34th year of teaching Agriculture at Penn High School in Mishawaka, IN.  About 90% of those years I have loved and still treasure!  I've told thousands of students and adults that I have the best j...
    Mel Lenig
    created by Mel Lenig
  • I am needing help with course curriculum.

    I was newly hired as the new high school agriculture teacher/FFA advisor starting this fall. I am teaching a total of five agriculture courses. I am teaching at two different high schools, and I am traveling between t...
    Shannon Witty
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  • Intro to Agriculture Curriculum

    Hi! I am a first year teacher in Idaho. I have a freshman class that is called Intro to Agriculture. I'm a little lost as to what to teach. Next semester will be dedicated to livestock, so I don't want to teach any br...
    Stephanie Whipple
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  • Stained glass window with agates? Any one have ideas / instructions

    I have a student who wants to do this for a project and I have no idea where to begin!
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  • Keeping it hands on

    I have recently realized that my classes are mostly note and test based. How can make each day hands on and still get through the materials? My students tell me they write more notes than any other class! Help I am no...
    Shyanne Ovard
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  • Quick Ideas for a Sub- Out with the Flu

    I should've known to be prepared for the flu as a first year teacher, but I wasn't.   All 3 of my classes tested on the unit they were currently studying last Thursday. The plan was to start a new unit on Friday, but...
    Whitney Moore
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  • Interview Questions

    I am a student teacher this semester and was wondering if any new (or more experienced) teachers had examples of interview questions you were asked when applying for an ag ed position. I'm looking for examples of more...
    Jaysa Fillmore
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  • Teaching in Nebraska...?

    I am just about to start my career and for some reason working and living in Nebraska seems appealing to me. I have never been there or know much about it. So I am wondering if you can give me some pros and cons of te...
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  • Curriculum Maps

    Hello,   I have been asked to create a curriculum map for my Intro to Ag class. I was wondering if anyone had a sample curriculum map that I could look at or any advice? Thanks!   -Aggie
    Lacey Roe
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  • Ag Lesson for Preschool aged kids?

    Hey Everybody!   I'm looking into doing a lesson plan with young kids at a local YMCA. It's not planned yet but I wanted to teach them a little introduction to agriculture, but not sure what! I was thinking a fun les...
    Stacia Gouger
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  • Ag Videos

    I am a new teacher in a new program and I was wondering where is a good resource to get Ag related videos?  I realized this is open ended, but I have none!  I thinkd it would be nice to have a selection of videos/dvds...
    Joey Blackburn
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  • Modern Marvels Worksheets

    Does anybody have any Modern Marvels worksheets created or where I could find them? I am looking for the Renewable Energy worksheet.   Thanks!
    Christina Bissey
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