• Agricultural Mechanics 2 *Tips*

    I am developing a Scope and Sequence for an Agricultural Mechanics 2 course for Lake Weir High School in Ocala, Florida.  I am including 165 days of instruction and would like to include units that experienced agricul...
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  • Pre-Service Teachers Group for University of Florida Students

    Hi fellow pre-service teachers,   The students in AEC 4200 - Teaching Methods in Agricultural Education are trying to organize a way for our lesson plans to all be placed in centralized location online so that we, an...
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  • Transitions

    Student Teacher -> Agriculture Educator   It seems like a simple transition.    But, so far for me, there has been more to it than that.  Student teaching flew by and I miss my students, colleagues and work environ...
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  • My Life in the Fast Lane- Teaching Ag

         Hey fellow CoP members!  Remember me, Cacee- the student blogger, or as my students like to call me, Ms. Ford?  ***SN:I still haven’t gotten used to being called Ms. Ford, just yet. ;D   Anywho, I wish to apologi...
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  • Needing a good video on large-scale manufacturing of beef jerky

    Hi there,   I am a student teacher looking for a good quality video that shows the process of making beef jerky on a large-scale, factory basis.   I have found this video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2W-NrvcgJ0...
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  • Great Video from McDonald's to use in a Business/ Marketing Unit

    I am about to begin a unit on New Food Product Development in my Food Science 2 course and we are starting with a Business/ Marketing sub-unit.    I found this video from McDonald's that does  agreat job of using th...
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  • Transitioning from a Student to a Student Teacher

    Hi CoP family,   Wow, how the month of January flew by!  As soon as the semester began, I, along with 18 other UF teacher ed students, began a 3-week long on-campus visit, nicknamed "the block".  From 8am- 5pm each d...
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  • Food Science Lesson Plans (not labs specifically)

    I will be teaching Food Science 2 & 3 during student teaching and am looking for lesson plans.  I have found endless amounts of how-to labs on CoP and other websites but no real lesson plans that teach the information...
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  • Post-convention

       11/27/11   Post-convention:   Think back to a moment when you were inspired in regards to our profession of agricultural education.  Recall the excitement you felt during and after the experience.  And finally, a...
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  • The Foundation of Every State is the Education of Its Youth.

       11/13/11       During my recent trip to Washington, D.C., I visited the Library of Congress and countless other historical places surrounding it.  It was my first time ever visiting the nation’s capitol and brin...
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  • Pre-service teacher seeking advice on the Jigsaw reading strategy

    My name is Cacee Ford.  I'm seeking advice on the Jigsaw reading strategy.  I am to present a twenty minute presentation in which I instruct my classmates on how to facilitate and complete a Jigsaw.  I am thinking of ...
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