This article looks at the reworking of one district’s agricultural program to incorporate more 21st century skills. Across the country instruction in many agricultural classes now emphasizes inquiry, project-based learning, and technology. Students are exposed to the fields of data science, genetics, biotechnology, robotics, veterinary science, and food science to prepare for careers of the future that go beyond farming.
This article offers a peak into cutting-edge classrooms and could be shared with community members to gain support for agricultural programs or read by district leaders and educators looking to add more student-centered approaches to their existing programs.
Source Organization: Edutopia