ERIC Number: ED380607
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Learn, Grow, Become. FFA Edition. Second Edition.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.
This curriculum guide contains seven Future Farmers of America (FFA) units of study for secondary students. The units focus on developing students' potential for leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. Each of the instructional units includes some or all of the basic components of a unit of instruction: performance objectives, suggested activities for the instructor, extension and options, information sheets, student supplements, transparency masters, instructional supplements, activity sheet, assignment sheets, job sheets, written tests, and answers to assignments and written tests. The units of instruction are designed for use in more than one class period of instruction. The instructional supplement provides suggestions for teaching the basic skills included in each assignment. The guide also contains information for the teacher on measuring student performance gains and the required criteria for a competency-based educational program. The units cover the following topics: (1) introduction to FFA; (2) FFA activities; (3) parliamentary procedure; (4) becoming an FFA leader; (5) giving presentations; (6) developing techniques for learning; and (7) quality management skills for student organizations. Academic skills training is combined with vocational training throughout the instructional materials, and a system of icons has been used to help instructors identify activities into which training in the following basic skill areas has been infused into the materials about FFA: reading, science, creative thinking/problem solving, writing, oral communication, employability, math, interpersonal skills, and social studies. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Leadership Training, Learning Activities, Parliamentary Procedures, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Student Leadership, Student Organizations, Student Participation, Vocational Education
Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center, Oklahoma Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074 (instructional package, 1 teacher and 10 student editions, order no. AG2100: $80; student edition, AG3100: $8).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.
Identifiers - Location: Oklahoma