My AP Environmental Science students were discussing the difference between environmentally sustainable practices and economically sustainable practices and the value of each. There was some debate about which is most important, which should be given priority and which is valued more in our society. As they were debating, I recalled a conversation I had with Antonio, the manager of Open… Read more »
To be honest…I hadn’t given much thought to careers in agriculture before my internship. I began to think about it after our day at Open Grounds Farm. This began the discussion of the need for the next generation of agriculture workers. There is a shortage of younger people entering the field. The fear is that many farms will have to close… Read more »
Prompt: You are creating a product that transfers your internship experience into educational resources. Please describe the challenges and successes you are experiencing. The biggest challenge with our product, creating Ag Night, is trying to transfer an elementary school model that can be successful with high school. Jason and I have decided on a location and have a general idea… Read more »
Describe the highlight of your week at the KFP Summer Institute. The highlight of the week was definitely the rafting trip. After a long day of classroom work on Tuesday, the trip was a good escape and a good release of stress. How do you plan to implement something you learned at the institute in your classroom? I really enjoyed… Read more »
Feeling a bit overwhelmed as I attend the first day of the Kenan Fellowship Summer Institute at NCCAT. It’s always good to collaborate with quality teachers in a quality setting.