Sarah Warren
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 blog post, and then come back here for today's activity!   Marching Off the Map for the Future of Ag Education   Map Maker: 1)… (Show more)
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Andrea Fristoe
Hello Fellow Navigators!   These past couple of months have no doubt been a test of patience and trust in our lives. We are navigating uncharted territory and having to learn new things each and every day. Some days the sun is out and we can see for miles, others are cold and rainy as we face a mountain of uncertainty.   For me, I had surgery to… (Show more)
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Sarah Warren
We've spent the last week and a half reflecting on who we are as a leader in this expedition, orienting ourselves to embrace change, and diagnosing some of the challenges we will face in the future. Chapter 3 focused on getting acquainted with Generation Z, the natives of this new territory. In calling our students natives, we are admitting that… (Show more)
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Sarah Warren
"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 to continue using old maps in this new territory." - Marching Off the Map, p. 20   Elmore does a great job painting the scene for us… (Show more)
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Sarah Warren
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 the rest of this crew of explorers who blazed a trail across the freshly acquired western portion of the US. Thomas Jefferson… (Show more)
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Nicole Abel
Annette, Renee, and I all happen to be taking a CASE training together and are the only three from Washington participating in the book club.  What a great opportunity to discuss the book and say hi to our fellow pirates!
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Sarah Warren
Welcome to the first day of the 2020 NAAE Virtual Book Club!    I am a terrible swimmer. My inability to stay afloat makes me ridiculously cautious around all bodies of water, I do not jump into pools with vigor, and I am NOT leaving dry land without a lifejacket. Can anyone else relate?   Maybe you're a water enthusiast, one who never misses an… (Show more)
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