• The Farming Game

    Does anyone have a good lesson plan or spredsheet for playing the Farming Game implementing SAE in thier Agscience class?
    Lynn Fischer
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  • Bell ringers

    I am redoing some of my curriculum this year.  I have noticed in the past that I lose a lot of time at the beginning of the hour, especially first period.  I am wanting to incorporate a bell ringer activity for my cla...
    Lynn Fischer
    created by Lynn Fischer
  • Independent Ag Business Class project

    I need some inspiration.  I have 10 or so students in an Intro to Ag Business class this year.  I would like to incorporate a couple of projects into the class.  I have thought about having the kids read a book one se...
    Lynn Fischer
    created by Lynn Fischer
  • Ag Mechanic Course Outline

    I am a veteran teacher in a new school and it has been 4 or more years since I have taught Ag Mech and now I have two classes.  Would anyone be willing to share a course outline or syllabus with me to help get me star...
    Lynn Fischer
    created by Lynn Fischer
  • Literacy Projects

    What literacy projects do you incorporate in your ag classes?  Feel free to share the good, the bad and the ugly in the comments.   (I am hoping by editing this, it will bring it back up to the top.)
    Lynn Fischer
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  • Alternative Finals for Lazy Kids

    In my Animal Science class and Plant and Soil Science class I have a few students that have refused to do anything for their final project.  We have been working on the Agriscience Fair and the presentation is their f...
    Lynn Fischer
    created by Lynn Fischer
  • Agribusiness Book Report List

    I thought I would share my book list with you all for my Agribusiness Management class.  I teach it independently so this is a good way for the kids to think outside the box.  If you have anymore, feel free to add it ...
    Lynn Fischer
    created by Lynn Fischer
  • AFNR 3.3.6 Activity

    My kids are going to start this project after Thanksgiving Break and I had a few kids ask me a question I did not know how to answer.  What if the kids don't know their biological dad and his side of the family?  I ha...
    Lynn Fischer
    created by Lynn Fischer
  • Livestock Judging Help!

    After a couple years of teaching, I have come to terms knowing that I do not know how to judge livestock, let alone teach it.  Frankly, I stink really bad at it.  However, evaluating livestock is a standard and I have...
    Lynn Fischer
    created by Lynn Fischer
  • Grapes of Wrath

    I just started reading Grapes of Wrath for my Ag Bus kids and I can't put it down.  Unfortunately, I know my kids will not be the same.  I, however, am not an English teacher and have no idea where to start when it co...
    Lynn Fischer
    created by Lynn Fischer
  • Small engine sub plans - Urgent

    I have a passing of a family member this week and will be leaving for four days.  The kids are iching to get out to the shop.  I was gone three days last week for convention.  Does anyone have some small engine sub ac...
    Lynn Fischer
    created by Lynn Fischer
  • Motivating students

    My principal has asked me and two other teachers to present a professional development on motivation students.  I know that one way I motivate students is by getting to know them and their families.  Building a relati...
    Lynn Fischer
    created by Lynn Fischer
  • Agribusiness Discussion Topics

    I have 5 students in an Agribusiness Management class.  We do all correspondence through My Big Campus.  Does anyone have any good discussion questions you do with your kids?  I grade them on there initial response an...
    Lynn Fischer
    created by Lynn Fischer
  • Vocabulary Help

    Recently I helped one of my students with a 4-H project.  He needed to define some animal anatomy terms for a vet science project.  It hit me this summer that I need to emphasize my vocabulary in the classroom.  What ...
    Lynn Fischer
    created by Lynn Fischer
  • Middle School FFA Kickoff

    Call me crazy, but I am planning a FFA Kickoff with my MS Kids.  I will have them for 2 hours after school.  I have some plans going but was curious to know if some of you had input.  I want to introduce them to CDE's...
    Lynn Fischer
    created by Lynn Fischer
  • Plant Samples

    I have an odd request.  My kids and I were talking about King Cotton in my intro classes and none of us have aver seen a mature cotton plant.  Is it possible that a southern state could send a plant to our chapter for...
    Lynn Fischer
    created by Lynn Fischer
  • Sanitizing a Greenhouse

    I had some disease this spring with my greenhouse at school?  I just had too many plants for a small area.  Is there any cleaner that you would recommend to sanitize a greenhouse?  I have concrete floors, glass window...
    Lynn Fischer
    created by Lynn Fischer