Best Practices for Today and the Future: Motivating Students through an Agricultural Mechanics Project Auction
Casey, Patrick L., Swan, Benjamin G., The Agricultural Education Magazine
In 1996, the Templeton High School Agriculture Department (Templeton, CA) began a project auction to promote Supervised Agricultural Experiences (SAE) that were focused on metal and/or wood construction projects. Even though there has been recent turnover in the departmental faculty, the project auction has become a mainstay. Other programs in California have adopted the project auction or elements of it to promote student projects in the agriculture mechanics area. The Templeton Project Auction has received some attention recently in the FFA New Horizons (December 2009, p. 4). The goal of this article is to describe how this project auction was conceived, how it functions/ operates, and …
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Publication information: Article title: Best Practices for Today and the Future: Motivating Students through an Agricultural Mechanics Project Auction. Contributors: Casey, Patrick L. - Author, Swan, Benjamin G. - Author. Journal title: The Agricultural Education Magazine. Volume: 83. Issue: 1 Publication date: July/August 2010. Page number: 12+. © National Council for Agricultural Education Nov/Dec 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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