Bridging the Generation Gap: A Critical Conversation

October 9, 2018

If you've ever seen The Intern, you know the comic opportunity (and occasional conflict potential) that can arise when old fogies and young whippersnappers work in the same space. Listen in as Arkansas ag teachers discuss their perceptions of and tips for working with coteachers in different generations!

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Allowing Multiple Homework Attempts - Pros and Cons

October 2, 2018

Listen in as Dr. Darrick, from University of Tennessee - Martin, discusses how he uses multiple homework attempts to get the most out of his students without drowning in assignment submissions. 

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Where Are The Boys?

September 25, 2018

We used to be an organization of boys...now girls outnumber boys in many aspects of the agricultural education program. Has the pendulum swung too far? If so, why, and what can we do to get the boys more involved again? Listen in as Arkansas ag teachers talk with Brian, Kate, and Marshall about the gender breakdown in their classrooms.

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CASE - What Do the Students Think?

September 18, 2018

CASE is a household name among ag teachers these days. Administrators are on board, teachers love the structure...but what do the students think? Listen in as Kelsey Sands (Iowa State University) discusses what she found when she asked students about CASE! 

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State Conventions - How Formal is Too Formal?

September 11, 2018

Go to a different state, and the FFA Convention will be like a different world from the one you're used to - there are as many formats for state convention as there are states! Listen in as Arkansas ag teachers discuss the pros and cons of hosting state convention at a convention center versus an FFA camp. 

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Using Humor in the Classroom

September 4, 2018

Listen in as Dr. Don Johnson from the University of Arkansas leads us through our first LIVE podcast! After decades of helping students learn through laughter, Dr. Johnson shares his research-based tips for incorporating humor into the classroom. 

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“You’re Feeding the World, No Pressure” - A Perspective from Industry with Valerie Bayes, Monsanto

August 21, 2018

Listen in as Valerie Bayes, Director of STEM Outreach at Monsanto, talks about how she sees agriculture teachers as some of the most powerful front line forces in the fight against agricultural ignorance. What a great way to start the year!

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