It seems like every day brings about a new fight between modern agriculture and the general public. Teach your students (and yourself) to be responsible agricultural advocates with Dr. Stofer's tips for communicating about science and agriculture!
Marshall, Kate, and Brian grapple with the three-circle model that seems to define what an ag. ed. program should be doing. But really...is that model really what we should be following? Watch here (yep, we now have a YouTube Channel!) or listen here. Be sure to share your own thoughts below - we want you in the conversation!
In the day-to-day chaos of leading the ag program, it's so easy to lose sight of what's considered "best" when it comes to teaching...and what's considered "best" for other classes might not be "best" for the ag classroom. Re-calibrate your teaching strategy with the Owl Pellet team as they chat with Dr. Becki Lawver about best practices in teaching ag!
The world is shrinking, right? With agricultural products from across the globe just a supermarket away from your students, a healthy understanding of international agriculture is pretty darn important these days. Whether you want to trot around the globe with your students or aren't even sure you want to let them venture outside the classroom, Dr. Nathan Conner has some great tips for internationalizing your agriculture program!
What's your social media strategy? From secret accounts and fake names to hosting classes online, teachers have created all kinds of social media policies to manage their desired relationship between their personal and professional lives. Listen as Dr. Lisa Lundy discusses her recommendations for teachers using social media!
Ever wonder how great teachers keep on keepin’ on, even in the face of challenges? Dr. Ed Osborne shares his thoughts on how we can become resilient teachers…and how we can pass on that resilience to our students!