ERIC Number: ED233178
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-May-17
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)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Agricultural Education, Agriculture, Cooperative Planning, Curriculum Development, Educational Cooperation, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Fused Curriculum, Guidelines, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Material Development, Needs Assessment, Program Administration, Program Content, Program Development, Program Implementation, Resources, School Community Relationship, School Districts, Statewide Planning, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.