The Agricultural Education Magazine

The Agricultural Education Magazine publishes articles on instruction leadership, supervision, and curriculum development in agricultural education in the United States and other countries.

Articles from Vol. 81, No. 2, September/October

Ag Ed IS the Premier Educational Delivery Model
Wow, what a question to ponder! When asked if I would be willing to share my thoughts on this subject, I was honored, but asked, "Why me? I have been out of the classroom for almost 12 years now." John's response to me was, "Actually, you are just the...
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Agricultural Education IS the Premier Educational Delivery Model: The Local Evidence Is Conclusive
At a faculty meeting last month, one of our English teachers asked me, "What is so special about your class? A lot of students who won't do anything for me just love your class. What is so special about you?" My response:There is nothing special about...
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A New School Year-Same or Different?
In the spring and summer of 1977, I was looking for work... ny first job teaching agriculture fact. My husband had just taken a new position and we were relocating to Paris, Texas.In those days you applied only to positions your Teacher Educator or the...
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Does the Public Really Know What We Do in Agricultural Education?
For decades, public mispercep- tions of agricultural education have resulted in a program that is misunderstood and under- valued as the premier educational model. Many times, we are asked, "What do you teach in agricultural education programs?" Most...
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FFA Alumni: A Tool for Enhancing the Premier Model of Educational Delivery
There is little question, amongst those familiar with the system, that the agricultural education model is the premier way to educate students. By integrating both theory and practice into the curriculum, students are able to learn in ways best suited...
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Is Ag Ed Really the Premier Educational Delivery Model?
The largest portion of the brain is the covering on the top: a quarter-inch thick blanket called the cerebral cortex. The cerebral cortex of each hemisphere of the brain is divided into four lobes. The occipital lobe at the back controls vision. Forward...
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Still the Best
There simply are no members of any other educational profession who when asked what their delivery system is or the philosophy behind it can respond as quickly and succinctly as teachers of agricultural education. The reason for this is twofold: First,...
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The Agricultural Education Model: A Personal Perspective
Is agricultural education really the premiere educational delivery model?I am pleased to have the opportunity to respond to this question with my personal perspective. I could answer "yes" and just end there . . . but perhaps I should elaborate a bit.On...
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The Reality of Being Premier
Agricultural Education is the premier educational delivery system. It is a holistic approach to education that has been utilized since the early 1900's. It strives to reach all types of students and educate those students as a whole. This premier educational...
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Traditional Agricultural Education Programming Meets the Three Domains of Learning
Over a decade ago as a vet- eran agricultural education teacher in Eastern North Carolina cleaned out his classroom in preparation for his pending re- tirement, he reflected over his thirty years of service. He remarked how education and more specifically...
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