• Student Teaching

    Hello everyone, I will be student teaching in the fall at a high school in Texas. I will be assisting in teaching classes such as Principles of Ag, Biotechnology, and Vet Science. I am looking for advice, resources, ...
    created by Jessica
  • Potential Swine Facility

    Greetings Agriculture Educators! Our school is currently in the process if raising funds to construct a swine facility on our school property as a part of our Agriculture department.  As part of our curriculum, we br...
    Kyle Woolston
    created by Kyle Woolston
  • Trimester Scheduling

    My school is discussing changing to a 6 period trimester for next year. I was wondering if you could forward this to other agriculture teachers so that I can get some feedback on what the 6 period trimester might mean...
    Trevor Cummings
    created by Trevor Cummings
  • Chapter Officer Election vs Selection

    Hey all,   I am a pre-service teacher and in my Managing FFA and SAE class we discussed the different ways to "choose" chapter officers. Election or popular vote, or selection like a running process has been on my mi...
    Hailee Toone
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  • Grant Alert! Tractor Supply, FFA Looking for FFA Projects to Fund

    Grants for Growing applications open through Feb. 13   Local FFA chapters in search of funding for their next animal science lab, community garden or any other worthy agricultural project, take note.   Tractor Suppl...
    Julie Fritsch
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  • Classroom Management- Classroom Decoration

    I don't know if I am the only one, but I am always on Pinterest looking for ideas on how to make my classroom more appealing and organized.  Whenever I am on there I see tons of elementary schools and little high scho...
    Sarah Reynolds
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  • Middle School Ag

    My school is looking at starting a middle school ag program. I was just trying to get any information you are willing to share. More specifically what grade levels, curriculum etc. anything helps!
    Alex Emerson
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  • Admissions requirements

    Hello-   Does anyone have admissions requirements for their program?  If so, what are they?  If you don't, do you have any ideas on what types of requirements you would put in place for your program?  I teach veterin...
    Taryn Romanczak
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  • Multi-Teacher Departments

    I would like to start a discussion on how agriculture education programs and FFA Chapters with multi-teacher departments delegate responsibilities and work together towards a common goal and mission.  Please share how...
    Jason Bullock
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  • Ag Science Related Grant Ideas

    First off, I'm completely new to Communities of Practice and I am excited to become a part of it!   My school's superintendent and I are working together to write a grant proposal to gain funding for my courses in ag...
    Jim Mesik
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  • Zoetis Industry Support Program

    Looking for a little extra funding for your program?  Check out this cool Industry Support Program from Zoetis.  Details located in Student Opportunities box within My Journey, https://www.ffa.org/my-journey/advisor-c...
  • Ag Barn/Greenhouse/Farm Student Manager

    Hi, I was wondering how many of you have a "student manager" for your Ag facility.  I am looking for some guidelines on responsibilities of the student, payment (do they get paid or class credit) and how they are cho...
    Amanda Farrah
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  • Facility Control

    I was very excited at the end of last year to learn that we would be getting a greenhouse for my agriculture program. I am a single teacher so I thought that I would get to call all of the shots on my greenhouse. I ha...
    Danielle Reeser
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  • New Building Floor Plans

    Here's one you don't see very often! We will be building a new Agriculture Science/ Agriculture Mechanics Teaching Facility in the near future. Any one have any floor plans they would share? Thanks  - Kevin Rice - Al...
    kevin rice
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  • Dekalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award

    Here is the link for this years Ag accomplishment award.  Get it quick as the deadline is May 1!   https://www.aganytime.com/dekalb/performance/Pages/DEKALB-agAccomplishment-Award.aspx
    Jason Holt
    last modified by Jason Holt
  • Self Evaluations for Student Led Parent/Teacher Conferences

    Hey everyone~   My school decided to try something new for our parent teacher conferences this year and choose to implement the Student Led Conferences.  So each student only meets with their seminar teacher and thei...
    Sarah Molzahn
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  • Classroom Organization- Teaching Binder

    Every summer when school starts back I try to get organized and make my classroom look organized and inviting.  I spend hours on Pinterest looking up ideas.  I wanted to share the result of all my searching.  Maybe my...
    Sarah Reynolds
    last modified by Sarah Reynolds
  • Modern Marvels: Farming Technology

    I like to show this episode during the first day, however, I cannot find it anywhere online to either view or purchase. Does anyone happen to have a link or suggestion? Thanks!
    Dawn Baker
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  • Planning for Semester

    Hello, I am in the process of planning my semester out since I will be absent and want things to be organized for the full time sub. What would be suggestions that you would have to help me out? Right now I am trying ...
    Bradley Cihak
    last modified by Bradley Cihak
  • Teacher Binders

    Does anyone use a teacher binder? I'm working towards being organized and keeping all my important documents together (instead of in separate folders everywhere.)   What are some of your must-have documents to keep c...
    Sara Casto
    last modified by Sara Casto