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ERIC Number: ED233178
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-May-17
Pages: 24
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Agriculture in the Classroom. Plan for Action at the State Level.
Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
This guide outlines a plan of action for developing and administering vocational agricultural programs at the state level. Discussed in the individual sections of the guide are the following topics: the rationale for agricultural education programs in the classroom; guidelines for action (creating a coalition and task force, identifying needs and increasing awareness, and planning for action); an action letter to solicit community support for vocational agricultural programs; levels and steps in planning vocational agricultural programs; concepts to be addressed in vocational agricultural programs; suggested approaches for integrating generalizations about agriculture into existing elementary and secondary curricula; materials development; teacher training; resources available to vocational agriculture teachers and students; suggestions for state-level administrators to follow when working with schools; and highlights of American agriculture. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.