An Ag in the Classroom Workshop will be offered this summer, giving teachers the opportunity to incorporate lessons about agriculture into their classrooms.
The workshop will take place June 3-6 at UAF. The course is titled "Enhancing Agricultural Literacy for Regular Education, Gifted and Special Education Teachers."
|Incorporating agriculture into the classroom is easy and fun! Here students learn where in Alaska agriculture products are grown or raised. (UAF photo by Deb Segla)|
This will be an introduction to resources available through the Alaska Ag in the Classroom program. Participants will learn interdisciplinary methods, including science technology, engineering and math, to teach principles of agriculture.
There will be field trips to farms, school and community gardens and Chena Hot Springs Resort.
The cost is $190. UAF credit is available. The cost is the same but for two credits there is more work after the course is finished. Sign up with the Education Department to get continuing education credits, CRN 52234 ED F595-F02 for one credit, or CRN 52236 ED F595-F03 for two credits. Attendees may also sign up with the School of Natural Resources and Extension, CRN 52231 NRM F595-F01 for one credit, or CRN 52233 NRM F595-F02 for two credits.