Communities of Practice
October is CoP Month!
Communities of Practice is one of the most useful resources provided by NAAE. It connects ag educators from all over the United States on anything and everything to do with agricultural education. To encourage folks to use this great resource, we are announcing two contests in the month of October; individual with most posts on CoP, and state with most new users signed up. Read more»
Barking Up the Right Tree with TurfMutt, OPEI's New Yard Dog Science Program
September 24, 3:30-5pm EST
NAAE at National FFA Convention
NAAE will once again have a major presence at the National FFA Convention’s career fair, October 21-23 in Indianapolis. Bring your students by the booth so we can talk to them about teaching agriculture, win some great prizes, and have a lot of fun! Play Teach Ag TAG, vist the Future Teacher VIP Lounge, encourage students to join the Teach Ag Campaign, visit NAAE in Teacher's World, and participate in our Teach Ag Video shoot. Read more»
NAAE Leads National Teach Ag Campaign
NAAE has taken the lead role a national effort to recruit agricultural educators, the National Teach Ag Campaign. The campaign is an initiative of the National Council for Agricultural Education's 10x15 Teacher Recruitment Task Force.
The campaign consists of several important components designed to reach as wide an audience of potential agricultural educators as possible, and encourage them to consider agricultural education as a career. Read more»
Creative Greenhouse Management Lesson a Hit With Students
Jon Derek Mitchell, the ag teacher at Chattanooga High School in Chattanooga, Okla., developed a creative, hands-on method to teach greenhouse management that won the Region II Ideas Unlimited award last year.
“One of the biggest challenges agricultural educators face in these ever-changing times is developing new curriculum and experiential learning activities that not only captivate the learner’s interest but also integrate higher-order thinking skills,” said Mitchell. His greenhouse management course meets that challenge head on. Read more»
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