Welcome to Class
The “Welcome to Class” Agriculture Educators Podcast is available for education professionals to get tips and information, think about best teaching practices, and find resources that are available from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Watch our new Season 3 Welcome to Class Podcast Trailer! Seasons 1 and 2 written and hosted by Carli Erickson, Crop Science Youth Education Coordinator for the Integrated Pest Management Program at Iowa State University. On this page you will find links to resources that are mentioned in the podcasts. Season 3 episodes by Rachel Reicks. If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Maya Hayslett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Senior Year!!! Carli shares her personal experience about life after high school. The opportunities are endless in the agriculture industry. Find your passion and run with it.
Students come from all different backgrounds and they all have different things to offer. Brenda Allen from Iowa State University 4H Extension and Outreach visits to share her thoughts about positive youth development.
Technology is a tool for the toolbox. Stuart McCulloh from Scoutpro visits to talk about his experience as a business owner and how technology is paving the way for their future.
In this episode, Carli shares her personal experience with hands on learning in the classroom. Carli also interview Lynne Campbell from Iowa State University to talk about her past and current experiences with hands on learning.
Don't fear the shop! The agriculture mechanics shop offers students a unique way to learn that they cannot get in a regular classroom. Don't be afraid to learn how to use your Ag Mech shop, you and your students will benefit in the future.
It is important to share different career ideas with students to keep them thinking about the long term. In this episode Carli talks about the different options within the Ag industry.
Carli explains the importance of using your resources and gaining trust in your communities. Take advantage of every person you meet because you never know when they might come in handy.
In this episode Carli talks about the integration of CDE's in the classroom as an enhancement to the current unit being taught. She also explains how different CDE's can lead a student to their SAE project.
This Podcast series is for Agriculture Education professionals who are looking to bring new ideas, and hot topics of agriculture into their classroom.
Ag Career of the Day: https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/agcareers/extension-agenteducator/