• Finding the Black Pearl

    Pirates, this is our final adventure for the summer! Thanks for sailing with us!      Finding the Black Pearl   So far, you have created goals, learned what it means to be a pirate, and have your crew in place. After...
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  • Navigating the High Seas

    Adventure #9...I can see the treasure chest off on the horizon! We're so close! For completing this assignment, you will earn a Garnet!       Navigating the High Seas “...Because our culture lives by the ...
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  • Who is Your Crew?

    Welcome to Adventure #8...one week left! For completing this assignment, you will earn an Emerald!   Who is Your Crew? “Having a diverse crew is in your best interest. Don’t be limited by your subject, gr...
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  • The Master of Hooks

    Adventure #7 For completing this assignment, you will earn a Diamond!     The Master of Hooks   The majority of Part II is dedicated to presentational hooks - how to think of them, and examples that Dave has u...
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  • How to be Captain Hook

    Adventure #6 For completing this assignment, you will earn a Peridot gem!       How to be Captain Hook “‘Dang it! I wasn’t going to learn today. He tricked me. That man is sneaky!’ I live for that moment...
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  • The Commitment to Being ON

    Can you believe it is already time for adventure #5? Neither can we. For completing this assignment, you will earn a Turquoise Stone!   The Commitment to Being “On”-Board “I refuse to cheat a studen...
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  • Your First Three Days

    It’s time for Adventure #3 Pirates! For completing this assignment, you will earn your Ruby Jewel!     Your First Three Days   It is finally summer! Typically, fairs, livestock shows, summer conferences, FFA act...
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  • Mapping Out Your Destination

    It’s time for Adventure #4 Pirates! For completing this assignment, you will earn your Bronze Doubloon!     Mapping Out Your Destination Ask & Analyze “If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my ma...
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  • Passionate Pirate

    Good Morning Pirates! Your second adventure is below. For completing this assignment, you will earn your Amethyst Jewel Badge!     Your Passion(s) for Being a Pirate “We are not passionate about everything ...
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  • Pirate 101

    Ahoy, Pirates! Welcome to the NAAE Virtual Book Club. Your first adventure is below. For completing this assignment, you will earn your Sapphire Jewel Badge!   Pirate 101 Before we set sail on the open seas, we m...
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  • Pirate 101 - Our 1st Assignment

    Good Afternoon Pirates! Welcome to the NAAE Virtual Book Club. Your first assignment is below. For completing this assignment, you will earn your Sapphire Jewel Badge!   Pirate 101 Before we set sail on the open s...
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  • Map Maker #1: Antique Maps

    "This had to be both exhilarating and frightening. They mapped as they marched. They penned as they progressed. They were training as they were traveling. They had nothing else to leverage. It would have been useless ...
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  • Cartographer's Notebook #1: Beginning With the End in Mind

    The expedition of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark is arguably one of America's most exciting stories. Also known as the "Corps of Discovery Expedition," you are probably familiar with Lewis, Clark, Sacagawea and th...
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  • Final Map Maker: New Maps

    Do you remember the very first video I shared in this book club? It can be found in the Testing the Waters post, and you might want to go watch it if you haven't already - it will give you some context for what follow...
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  • Final Cartographer's Notebook: Relief vs. Belief

    Welcome to the final week of our book club on Tim Elmore's Marching Off the Map! We will have our Map Maker on Wednesday and an Expedition Chat Friday before we will finally set this book aside...for now.     Take so...
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  • Guest Blog: Andrea Fristoe, National Teach Ag Campaign

    This week, our Map Maker activity has a fun twist. I reached out to Andrea Fristoe, NAAE Program Manager, and asked her to share some of her thoughts related to Chapter 5 of Marching Off the Map. Please read her guest...
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  • Cartographer's Notebook #4: Sail or Surrender?

    "When the winds of change blow, some people build walls, while others build windmills." - Chinese Proverb, p. 79   I am having a hard time deciding which chapter is my favorite in Marching Off the Map, but I think ch...
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  • Map Maker #3: Ask a Native

    Tim Elmore poses a crucial question at the end of chapter 4: "Are you willing to keep your principles, but trade in your pedagogy?" We've learned that our students need us to adapt but not adopt their trends.They need...
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  • Cartographer's Notebook #3: Landmarks

    "We are now at a point where we must educate our children in what no one knew yesterday, and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet." - Margaret Mead (as quoted on p. 69)   Chapter 4 is absolutely packed with ...
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  • Map Maker #2: Engaging the Natives

    Something to think about to get us started today... Why All World Maps Are Wrong   So far, Marching Off the Map has shown us in detail how the students of today will face problems tomorrow that we cannot even fathom...
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