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. 84, No. 6, May/June

Active Student Response Strategies for Including ALL Students in Ag Ed Classes
Has this ever happened to you? You prepared a grand lesson, diligently delivering it, when you discover that Johnny X. is playing with his i-Pod; Suzy Y. is dozing off; Marco G., is doodling in the margins of his notebook; and Caroline (who is listening)...
Experiential and Inquiry-Based Learning Literature Search
School-based Agricultural Education (SBAE) is known for hands-on, experiential learning practices which are intended to provide students with technical skills that can later be applied to careers in agriculture-related industries. Career and Technical...
Growing Young Minds
Many agricultural educators continue to develop new and innovative methods to reach 21st century students. However, if every student routinely expects information to be downloaded, updated, and delivered with startling speed across the globe - what can...
Making Agricultural Education a Special Education for All Learners
Virtually every teacher education program provides or requires a course addressing students with special needs. However, such courses are often exposure-level and rarely carry with them deeper investigations into student challenges and teacher responsibilities...
Opportunities for Members with Special Needs National FFA Organization
Providing service and engagement opportunities - regardless of a member's abilities or disabilities - is a major responsibility that the National FFA Organization (FFA) is committed to fulfilling. Enacting the "American with Disabilities Act" is part...
Preparing to Serve Students with Exceptionalities
Students with special needs are a part of today's educational system including agricultural education. As agricultural education teachers, it is our responsibility to provide each and every student a quality education regardless of their needs. To what...
Stop Treating Them So Special
During my student teaching tenure at Jefferson High School (West Virginia), I had the distinct pleasure of working with special needs students who were in a separate Agriculture and Natural Resources I class. It is my sincere belief that with the right...
The Big Picture: IEPs, Parents, Teachers, and Aides
This article provides advice for working with students with special needs, and their parents, based on personal and professional experience of the co-authors. Michelle Greaud is the parent of a child with special needs. She also has a Master's degree...
Three Circle Model of Inclusion Student, Parent, and Teacher Success in Agricultural Education
Looking at Maddie on the initial day of her first agriculture class you wouldn't know she was any different from other students in the room. Yet, Maddie has Asperger's Syndrome, a disorder on the Autism Spectrum. Maddie struggles with abstract issues,...