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. 4, January/February

Alumni Value in a Community-Based Agricultural Education Program
Most everyone reading this publication has committed to memory the mission of the National FFA Organization. If not, here is the mission one more time, "The National FFA Organization is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students...
Are We Preparing Agricultural Education Teachers to Collaborate?
T he value of collaboration has been well documented in agricultural education programs. Agricultural education teachers have many opportunities to successfully collaborate with other professionals in their school and community. As teacher educators,...
Community Relationships: The Key to a Successful Teaching Career
It is an honor and a privilege to serve the profession as the Editor of The Agricultural Education Magazine. Dr. Billye Foster's editorial in the September/ October 2009 issue put many of my personal feelings into words as she reflected on her role in...
Connecting the Agricultural Education Community Puzzle
As an agricultural education teacher, one is expected to operate and manage a complete program. As we know a total agricultural education program is comprised of classroom and laboratory, SAE, and FFA. The task of having a complete program may be overwhelming...
Creating Symbiotic Relationships between Agriculture and the Community
Growing up in a small South Georgia town, my only hopes and desires were to grow up, go to college, graduate, become a teacher and buy me a couple of acres of land to live on. I wanted the white, picket fence, a wife, two-kids and a dog named Spot. I...
Developing Professional Relationships in the Local Community
High school agricultural education programs face all sorts of challenges in their efforts to provide educational opportunities for their students. The results of these efforts have a tremendous impact on the social and economic health of the community....
It's Not All Sappy: Teachers Can Be Leaders in Agricultural Industry Networks
Sometimes what we do in working with agricultural youth may seem to be less relevant to the total agriculture industry than other pressing agricultural issues like biofuel development, milk pricing, or biotechnology. Yet, as agricultural educators we...
Navigating the Sea of Partnership Building
We have all heard the saying "no man is an island." This saying is certainly true for the local agricultural education teacher. In order for an agricultural education program to be effective it needs to be built upon collaborative efforts within the...
Preparing Students for the 21st Century with Community Impact
Upon receiving your first job as an agricultural education teacher, there are many factors to consider like teaching classes, assisting students with SAE projects, advising the FFA, but most importantly how to collaborate with community members to ensure...
The Community That Combines Agricultural Education Together
Today's growing global population places greater pressure upon the world's existing food, fiber, and natural resources more than any other time in history. With this factor in mind it is imperative that individuals with the requisite knowledge, skills,...
The Experiential Learning Model for Delivering Agricultural Education, with a New Perspective on the Role of Communities
Those of us who work in teacher education occasionally amuse ourselves by coming up with new ways to explain what agriculture teachers do naturally in their classes each day without much forethought. One of our favorite models in agricultural education,...
Two Examples Where Developing Professional Relationships in the Local "Community" Made a Positive Difference for Agricultural Education
The basic core for the success of agricultural education programs over the years has been its reliance on the three intra-curricula components model. We have known these components traditionally as: 1) classroom/laboratory instruction 2) experiential...
Who Owns Your Program?
I still recall during my first year of teaching in 1976 when I attended a faculty meeting and my supervisor reminded the faculty to assemble an advisory committee to meet at least twice a year. New to the school district and recently graduated from college...
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