• Ag Business Curriculum Map

    Does anyone have an ag business curriculum map they would be willing to share?  I am planning an agribusiness class for next year and am trying to get an idea of unit sequencing.   Thanks!
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • Animal Health & Management Unit

    I am working on my next unit, Animal Health & Management.  Does anyone have any good activities/projects associated with this unit?   Thanks!
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • Small Engine Labs Without Engines

    I need some ideas for teaching small engine principles, that don't involve small engines.  I am planning on doing a human horsepower lab, possibly build small electric motors, and a gas vs. diesel debate.  Any other i...
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • Teaching Parli to a small, quiet class...

    I have a class of 12 students who are not paricularly interested in parli and are not very talkative.  Typically, I teach a motion and then we spend the rest of the class practicing that motion and the others we have ...
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • Reward Systems

    Does anyone have any rewards systems that are successful within your classroom?  I have too many unmotivated students and I have considered a reward system as an option but I'm not sure how well I would keep up with i...
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • Veterinary Simulations - AWESOME!

    Here is a site that provides interactive veterinary case simulations:   Electronic Media Unit - Showcase - Emergency Case Simulator
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • Amazing Race - Agriculture Edition?

    In my Principles of Ag classes we have began reviewing for their final exam.  As a culminating review activity, I would love to do an "Agriculture Edition" of the Amazing Race.  However, I can't decide how this would ...
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • Career Planning Unit/Activities?

    I am working on developing a freshmen career planning unit.  Does anyone do something similar?  Have suggestions?  Materials you would like to share?   Thanks!
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • Need creative minds!!

    I have Ag Mechanics class this year full of typically low performing boys.  Not that they aren't smart, they are just very lazy and couldn't care less about their education.  Thus far, taking notes, discussions, works...
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • Compare the anatomical parts and distinguishing characteristics of animals.

    Does anyone have any activities that relate to this standard?  Something that involves the students "doing" rather than just looking and discussing.
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • FFA for Upperclassmen

    In my Principles of Ag classes I have an extensive unit over FFA.  In the past, I haven't focused much on FFA within my upperclassmen classes but I would like to.  How do you incorporate FFA into your classes that are...
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • Does anyone have an Ag Careers Survey/Inventory?

    I know I have used on in the past with my freshmen to determine career areas within agriculture that align with their interest, however, I cannot find it.  Anyone have one that they would like to share?   Thanks!
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • First Day Activity for Ag Business Class

    Our first we of school we only go Thursday and Friday.  Our school encourages us to jump right into content those days instead of going over syllabi and such.  Does anyone have any activities, preferably hands-on or s...
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • 3rd World Farmer

    Has anyone used this in their classroom?   3rdworldfarmer.com
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • 1/2 Credit Course Offerings???

    Next year we will be offering 1 half credit course (25 min. per day for a full year) during students RTI period for those that do not need remedial services.  We do not necessarily have to teach an agriculture course....
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • Food Inc. ESL Modification

    I am showing Food Inc. in my Principles classes and having them research and write a paper that disproves three claims made by the movie.  However, I have three ESL students, one who doesn't speak any English, and I h...
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • Expert Groups

    Has anyone tried putting students in "expert groups"?  I am getting ready to do a mini soil science unit in Principles of Ag and this is something I have considered.  I think expert groups are a great idea, but I know...
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • Fundraising for the Shop

    How do you fundraise for your shop classes?  We are very limited in what projects we can do within our shop because we cannot afford many supplies.  I know some school use their greenhouse sales to support their depar...
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • Opinion Writing

    Does anyone have any examples of assignments in which students must form an opinion and describe it in writing?
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill
  • Feed Label Analysis

    Does anyone have a project or rubric that related to feed label analysis?  I would like to do something like this in my nutrition unit but I can't seem to find any examples.
    Heather Hill
    created by Heather Hill