Summer Regional Educator Workshops
July 26th-27th, 2018
East Picacho Elementary
Las Cruces, NM
Registration= $25 (nonrefundable)
You are invited to this fun-filled 2-day educator workshop that is designed for teachers by teachers! State and national award-winning teachers will bring you some of their favorite Ag in the Classroom lessons and activities they have put their own magic touch on to show you how easy it is to gain student engagement and learn to love teaching again!
- Project Based Learning with Agriculture:
- Getting Kids Fired Up for NM Chile
- Harvesting the Wind
- Pecans & People
- Eggs in the Classroom: Hatching Learning
- Discovering Ag Connections in Great Books
- Outside In: Lessons from the Garden
- Wiggling into Vermicomposting
- Problem Solving & Hydroponics
- STEMing Into Agriculture
- Local Resources/Experts
See Ag In AGtion!
East Picacho Elementary has implemented agricultural project-based learning schoolwide. K3+ Summer Session will be taking place during our workshop. Participants will get the unique opportunity to see some of the lessons in AGtion! Workshop daily 8:30-3:00
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We are currently organizing regional education workshops throughout the state of New Mexico. These workshops will provide:
- Current information regarding the importance of agriculture
- Grade specific lessons that are aligned to Common Core and state standards and benchmarks with a special emphasis in science, health/nutrition, and social studies
- Focus on connecting teachers with local agricultural resources that could be used for:
- Classroom fieldtrips/presentations
- Answering questions and sharing experiences
- Imparting a genuine perspective from those involved in agriculture
- Career awareness