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. 78, No. 2, September/October

Actively Teaching: Strategies for Use in the Agriculture Classroom
How often have you asked the question, "How can I keep my students involved during lessons?" or "What can I possibly do to promote student interest and motivation?" The answer to either question is not as complicated as you may assume. The use of active...
Computer Games for the Agriculture Classroom
HOW do teachers keep their students' attention to help them learn at their maximum potential? How do teachers instruct their students so that when they depart the four walls of their classroom, they have a very good idea of what is facing them in the...
Environmental Programs and Resources for Agricultural Education
Agriculture teachers have an impact in shaping student attitudes and what they do after they graduate. They, directly and indirectly, educate students on life knowledge and skills they need to be successful. They teach students responsibility, citizenship,...
Harnessing the Power of the Internet
Information is everywhere. The Internet is a virtual warehouse of information. But finding the information may seem like looking for a needle in a haystack. Teachers should continue to improve their Internet search skills and learn to sift through the...
Maximizing Accountability and Student Achievement
Are you one of the Nation's teachers who is being held increasingly accountable for students' test scores and achievement of instructional standards? Most likely, you are. If so, your first question likely is "How do I do it?" Many teachers have found...
New Agriculture Curriculum Incorporates eBooks and Talking Text
As teachers are forced to compete with televisions, cell phones, Nintendos, and other electronic gizmos for a student's attention, Oklahoma agricultural educators may have a leg up, thanks to some innovative applications of technology to curriculum products.Agricultural...
Oral Reasons for Textbook Judging
"I placed the Textbooks 3-1-4-2.""I started the class with 3, the smoothest, easiest to read in the class. Ideally, I would like to see it longer and more detailed! Even so, I used 3 over 1, as it was a larger size, meatier content with more potential...
Reap the Benefits of Games and Simulations in the Classroom
Agricultural educators teach students business management and entrepreneurship through classroom instruction, supervised agricultural experiences, and career development events. Entrepreneurship and financial decision-making has been a part of the agricultural...
The Agricultural Education Magazine - 2006 Themes
The focus of The Magazine is to be a "hands-on," practical approach journal. Articles should share specific steps one can take to make teaching and learning in and about agriculture more efficient, enjoyable, and effective. The best articles for The...
The Use of Appropriate Resource Materials
Real-life experiences provide the most direct type of learning, but they are difficult to supply in the traditional classroom. Most experiences in the classroom occur through verbal symbolism - written and spoken words. These classroom experiences may...