Sarah Warren
As agricultural educators, you were probably already familiar with most of the concepts portrayed in Chapter 7 of Marching Off the Map. I know many of you place a huge emphasis on real world experiences and giving students an opportunity to learn in a variety of ways. What Elmore calls for in this chapter, however, is really uncharted territory… (Show more)
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*** If you missed the Facebook Live video today, our winners for last Wednesday's Teach Ag Kit Giveaway are: And if you missed the name of the website I used to draw the names, it is: https://wheelofnames.com/   Now, on to this week's adventure...   I loved Elmore's retelling of the Home Plate speech by John Scolinos on page 114. Elmore uses… (Show more)
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Sarah Warren
Before we get started today, please watch this video: Saving the Art of Mapmaking If you were wondering, I was born in 1996. This makes me a young Millennial according to Tim Elmore's analysis of generations. I remember playing "Snake" on my mom's first Nokia cellphone when I was in second grade. I knew a time when cellphones existed but they… (Show more)
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"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 chapter 5 is certainly high up there on the list (though this week's reading, chapter 6, is pretty highly ranked too). This chapter is… (Show more)
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"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 facts and figures that nicely tie up the first 3 chapters we have been studying. I have had to really slow down and focus when I… (Show more)
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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 yet. Our best hope is to prepare them to problem solve and equip them with the skills they will need. How are you equipping them to… (Show more)
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