Owl Pellets: Tips for Ag Teachers
Using CDEs as Teaching Tools

Using CDEs as Teaching Tools

April 16, 2019

Some things need to be said again, for the people in the back. CDEs can be a great teaching tool! To get a better look at how we can do more than chase plaques, we're going waaaay back to our 2nd episode ever! Listen in as a much younger Brian, Kate, and Marshall talk to Florida ag teacher Janyel Taylor (she's sporting a new last name since she recorded with us) about how she uses CDEs to amp up her teaching time. 

Certification Routes - Is One Better than The Other??

Certification Routes - Is One Better than The Other??

April 9, 2019

Listen in as Mike, Brian, Kate, and Marshall mix research and opinions to consider which certification route is the best. Be sure to share your thoughts with us via social media...one way or another, we're talking about you!

SAE for All - Changes and Challenges

SAE for All - Changes and Challenges

April 2, 2019

Refresh your knowledge of the new SAE for All program with this Critical Conversation from last February. 

Teaching in Context - Do We Really Do It? A Critical Conversation

Teaching in Context - Do We Really Do It? A Critical Conversation

March 26, 2019

Listen in as the Owl Pellet Crew debates whether Ag Ed really engages in contextual learning...or we all talk??

Student Competition - Friend or Foe?

Student Competition - Friend or Foe?

March 19, 2019

We're going back in time two years to hear what younger Brian, Kate, and Marshall had to say about the value of student competition. Does it still apply??

The Value of Students Being Wrong - A Critical Conversation

The Value of Students Being Wrong - A Critical Conversation

March 12, 2019

Listen in as teachers at NAAE's 2018 conference talk about how they encourage students to focus on learning through their wrong answers.

NAAE CC2 Teacher Resilience copy.mp3

NAAE CC2 Teacher Resilience copy.mp3

February 26, 2019

Listen in as a HUGE group of teachers at NAAE share their insight on what has kept them resilient through the years.

Teaming with Tribal Students

Teaming with Tribal Students

February 19, 2019

Listen in as Dr. Marshall Swafford from Eastern New Mexico State University talks with the Owl Pellets team about best practices when working with students who are members of Native American tribes. 

Are We Really Being Inclusive?

Are We Really Being Inclusive?

February 12, 2019

Listen in as ag teachers at the 2018 NAAE Conference shared their struggles and tips related to student inclusion. What a fantastic group of teachers with so much insight to share! 

Focusing on Agricultural Literacy

Focusing on Agricultural Literacy

January 29, 2019

Listen in as Dr. Hasselquist talks to the Owl Pellets team about the often forgotten full picture of agricultural literacy.