Student Competition: Friend or Foe?

November 7, 2017

Listen in as Brian, Kate, and Marshall debate the value of student competition, and whether all student competition is created equally. Stay tuned to the Facebook page to see the video version.

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Building Self Efficacy in You and Your Students

October 10, 2017

Self efficacy makes a big difference in our teaching, and our students' learning. Learn how to build students' self efficacy (and maybe even your own) with Dr. McKim!

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Ag, Science, and the Public - How to Lead the Conversation (without fighting words!)

September 26, 2017

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!

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Critical Conversation! Does Circle Size Matter? The Mystery of the Three-Circle Model

September 19, 2017

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!

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What is Best in Teaching?

September 12, 2017

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!

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Internationalizing your Ag Program (without a plane ticket!)

September 5, 2017

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! 

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