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. 85, No. 2, September/October

10 Ways Agriculture Teachers Can Use Technology for High Yields
Do you remember manual or electric typewriters, 16 mm movie projectors, chalkboards, and those ditto machines with the heavy ink smell? If you have been an educator for more than two decades, then you can remember the sounds and smells of those tools...
9 Tips from Teachers Who Have Implemented CASE
Recently, Oregon State University researchers spent a year investigating how five Oregon Agriculture teachers adapted to Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) during the first year of implementing the curriculum. The experiences of those...
CASE: An Investment in Time
Busier than a one-armed paper hanger. Sounds familiar doesn't it? It doesn't matter if we are talking about fall, winter, spring or summer, we all seem to have our calendars packed! School, family, church, social engagements, hobbies, etc. all take time...
CASE Makes Science Sense
Oh, now I get it! We learned about that in science class, but now I know what it means!" A statement I felt proud to hear as an agriscience teacher. Well, I wish I could take all the credit, but I think CASE may have something to do with that! I have...
CASE: Positioning Agricultural Education as a Solution for School-Wide Challenges
How do we make agricultural education reach its full potential as a solution to school reform mandates and increased its utility as an alternative or enhancement to core academics such as science? The suggestions of models vary greatly from state to...
CASE: Worth the Sacrifice
I was done. I always thought the day might come that I would burn out as an agriculture teacher, but I never dreamed it would be after only two years. How did I get to this point? As I thought back to my first two years as a teacher, I realized that...
Frequently Asked CASE Questions
CASE InstitutesWhat is included in the CASE Institute registration fee?The CASE Institute registration fee includes all costs to attend an institute including all materials and facility use fees, lodging for the duration of the institute, and most meals...
From Good to Great
The enemy of great is good... Jim Collins writes in his management book and I know that students fall into the trap. They ask "Mrs. Dyer, is this good enough?" when they have been working on a particularly difficult project for longer than they want....
Hey, What Do You Know about CASE?
Hey statements... " Often I am greeted in person by an associate, student or friend by the greeting "Hey!" E-mails, text messages and many phone connections begin with it too. Four MAAE (Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators) members who teach...
Reflections from the Editor
It's hard to believe that three years have passed since I accepted the challenge of serving as the Editor of the Agricultural Education Magazine. The three years have been marked by a few setbacks and numerous highlights. My first major setback was with...
Transformational Learning in Action
Thanks to the leadership and vision of The National Council for Agricultural Education, the agricultural education profession has been buzzing about the Curriculum in Agricultural Science Education, better known as CASE. So what's the buzz about? A web...