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. 82, No. 3, November/December

$ # 1
"Can I askyou a question?" Mrs. Foley asks as site stops me in the hallway. "Is your father in the mafia?""Mafia? " I ask. What a strange question for an English teacher to ask the freshman daughter of the Agricultural teacher."Yes. He seems to get whatever...
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$ # 10
BREAKING THROUGH THE CLUTTERHave you ever sat and watched television commercials? Well, if you have, chances are you were bombarded with facts and statistics, unbelievable results, a barrel of laughs and charity guilt trips all in the matter of about...
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$ # 11
Succesfull fundraising is a sweet recipe. It starts with a foundation of a quality product, is sweetened with collaboration among FFA members and partners, and finishes with rewarding FFA members. This is «specially true of the Indian Creek FFA's annual...
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$ # 12
Being an agriculture teacher is one of the best jobs anyone could ever have because every day seems to present an abundance of free time for you to do whatever you please. Gotcha! Just kidding! Actually, we all agree that being an agriculture teacher...
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$ # 13
Many teachers and school administrators find the task of fundraising to be one of their least pleasant experiences during the school year. We can all cite examples of terrible experiences we have endured during this process from a truckload of bad fruit...
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$ # 14
David and Laura Stacklin are agricultural educators in a family of fourteen children with sibling's careers ranging from engineers, computer programmers, foresters, manufacturing, "construction workers, to a nurse. All from a large family small farm...
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$ # 15
Our family has been involved with fund raising for the Future Farmers of America or the FFA since Dad, David Poulson, took Vocational Agriculture under H. D. Rhodes at Beallsville, Ohio in the early 1940's. After college, Dad started teaching at New...
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$ # 2
Here's a little math ord problem- grab our calculator. Del lement taught at Easton Fresno for one year, Righetti for twelve, and Lompoc High School for eighteen. That brings us to thirty-one years for uncle Del.CaI Clement racked 1 5 years teaching simultaneously...
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$ # 3
Our home in Reardan, Washington was across the street from the school. On this spring break day in the early 60s, I anxiously waited by our front room window for Dad and a school bus filled with FFA members. As a 4lh grader this was a dream come true....
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$ # 4
Sandy, beef jerky sticks land the ever-popular Citrus Sale! These are just some of the ways ithat FFA Chapters across the nation raise money to fund intra-and extracurricular activities in their agriculture programs.Growing up in a family of ag teachers...
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$ # 5
Fundraising can promote program and club success ind pride, but more often :han not it sends us running to the medicine nd more aspirin. We do not have all the answers, but we hope you will find something in this article that will help you alleviate...
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$ # 6
An active organization Brequires adequate finding. The exact amount of funding depends upon the organization's program of activities. In our careers as a high school agricultural education teacher and an Extension agent, we have participated in and/or...
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$ # 7
Since 1 950, there has been a member of the Heyler family teaching Ag nortnem l'er of Pennsylvania. Not only has this family been teaching agriculture, but they also have been living that subject, and more importantly, they have been leaching skills...
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$ # 8
Fundraising is one of the necessary evils of being in charge of an organization. If your students are like ours, they are tired of fundraisers! Group after group that they are involved in have asked them over and over again to "Sell! Sell Sell!" and...
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$ # 9
For many kids, recalling childhood memories may conjure up mental images of family vacations to big cities, amusement park visits, shopping excursions, or remote fishing trips. However, for us, recalling childhood memories yields a different mental image....
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Family: It Is about Time
Early this year my mother asked me to serve as a theme editor for her final issue as managing editor of The Agricultural Education Magazine. My response was "No, thank you" (in so many words, some which might be unprintable). When she asked last November,...
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