• Drones Curriculum

    Does anyone have or has come across a curriculum for using drones in agriculture? We have a Phantom 3 Advanced drone, with excellent camera and video capabilities. However, I am in search of curriculum to teach using ...
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  • Building Mock Structure in your Shop?

    In college, we build a small structure within the Ag shop. Using concrete blocks and mortar, we built up 2 layers for a foundation, directly onto the shop floor.   We added something to the mortar mix so it wouldn't ...
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  • Ag Business Curriculum

    Jessy Reuterdahl from Missouri posted this into a discussion about a complete Ag Curriculum.   Here is what he posted: Please find the new FCS Sponsored Missouri Ag Business/Ag Econ Curriculum site.  Agriculture Man...
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  • Does anyone have good luck with student binders?

    I have tried the past 2 years to use student binders, but they seem to be unsuccessful and are just to "keep" items and not use them for studying/creating a portfolio, which is how I would prefer them to be used. I'm ...
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  • Drone Recommendations?

    I have received funding to purchase a drone. I would like to get a drone that has sensors on it that can record plant health...not just a camera/video drone.   Currently, we have a drone that was given to us, the Pha...
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  • AET SAE scorecard Rubric.doc

    Another SAE scorecard
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  • SAE gradesheet.pdf

    Another SAE scorecard. This one's easy and simple
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  • SAE scorecard by area

    A Colleague asked for a copy of an SAE gradesheet. I have only these that I got from somewhere else. Probably on COP. But here they are if anyone is interested.
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  • Do you have a Greenhand Officer Team? What roles do they play in the chapter?

    I am contemplating having a greenhand officer team. I am at a new school and there are lots of great kids and I am trying to get the FFA Greenhands active from the get-go. I had thought about electing a Greenhand Offi...
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  • How do I structure a Welding class of 22 students and not lose my sanity??

    I just found out that my welding class has 22 students! In a shop that has 6 arc welders, 3 MIG welders, 2 oxy-acetylene rigs with cutting and welding attachments and 1 plasma cutter.   I am trying to acquire donatio...
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  • Aquaponics Need to Know Basics

    Our greenhouse is going to be busting at the seams with fish very soon and I'm pretty new at the aquaculture/aquaponics basics. I am trying to find out which fish grow best- I think Tilapia- but I am not certain. I a...
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  • Needing a SAE Recordbook Scoresheet

    I have seen a couple of these a year or so ago, but now as I am trying to wrap up and get SAE recordbooks graded this week, I can't seem to find a good scoresheet/rubric.   Anyone have any? I have seen the ones on he...
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    created by Christie Joehl
  • Needing a SAE Recordbook Scoresheet

    I have seen a couple of these a year or so ago, but now as I am trying to wrap up and get SAE recordbooks graded this week, I can't seem to find a good scoresheet/rubric.   Anyone have any? I have seen the ones on he...
    Christie Joehl
    created by Christie Joehl
  • Organic Agriculture

      I am wanting to teach about organic agriculture. What is it? What's all the fuss about with organic products? What's the controversy about? etc. Does anyone have any good or fun ways to teach this subject? I have a...
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  • Using Portfolios as Assessments?

    I am trying to find ways to make my assessments and evaluations more meaningful to my students. I would like to try using a portfolio as a portion of the final exam grade. I hope that by using this I will encourage my...
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  • How do you incorporate STEM activities/lessons into Ag courses?

    I am moving into a school who incorporates STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) into all courses and currently Ag hasn't been a part of that movement. I am looking for activities and lessons that would be gr...
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  • An Agricultural Educator is....

    Agricultural Education teachers have several roles that aren't always highlighted. I have begun to compile a list of duties and responsibilities of Ag Teachers. I know there are more...please add yours. I'd like to co...
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  • Presentations/Documents to showcase Ag program to School Board?

    Our State Ag Teachers are looking for a document/presentation that can be presented to School Boards to promote Ag Ed programs in your schools.
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  • Plant Growth Regulators- review activity

    Here is an activity that I do to review plant growth regulators and plant hormones. The kids have a good time with it and it is a good "quick-check" to see if they really understand the material.   The second is a sh...
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  • Effective Classroom Procedures, please

      I am starting my second year teaching and I found out the hard way that I don't have a good plan in place for classroom procedures. Any tips??     I'm looking for ways to keep track of homework assignments (turn...
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