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June 2020

Dairy and Pork and Beef, Oh My

June 15 - June 16
IALF

Location: Independence, Iowa This fast-paced professional development will give teachers, extension personnel, and others who educate youth the skills they need to implement many of the new Iowa Core social studies standards. Using agriculture as the context to teach science and social studies standards, course participants will integrate agriculture into science, social studies, language arts and math to make learning real and relevant for students. Participants will leave the workshop with instructional strategies, lessons, and activities that can be immediately…

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Education & Agriculture: Fields of Opportunities

June 16 - June 17
IALF

Location: Harlan, Iowa This fast-paced professional development will give teachers, extension personnel, and others who educate youth the skills they need to implement many of the Iowa Core social studies and science standards. Using agriculture as the context to teach core standards, course participants will integrate agriculture into science, social studies, language arts and math to make learning real and relevant for students. Participants will leave the workshop with instructional strategies, lessons, and activities that can be immediately implemented into…

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Impossible to Imagine: A Day Without Agriculture

June 17 - June 18
IALF

Location: Oskaloosa, Iowa This fast-paced professional development will give teachers, extension personnel, and others who educate youth the skills they need to implement many of the new Iowa Core social studies standards. Using agriculture as the context to teach science and social studies standards, course participants will integrate agriculture into science, social studies, language arts and math to make learning real and relevant for students. Participants will leave the workshop with instructional strategies, lessons, and activities that can be immediately…

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Teaching Outdoor Skills: An Introduction to Basic Outdoor Skills

June 17 @ 8:00 am - June 18 @ 5:00 pm
Annett Nature Center, 15565 118th Avenue
Indianola, IA 50125 United States
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fish Iowa

Hands-on sessions will acquaint participants with a variety of basic outdoor skills and teaching resources/methodologies. Participants will receive introductory instruction and lesson plans for planning outings, map reading, hiking, paddling, fishing, archery, campfire cooking, and basic firearm safety/shooting. Registration fee includes meals (lunch and dinner on day 1 and lunch on day 2) and materials. Registration deadline: June 10 Participant only: $100 License renewal: $135 Graduate credit: $225 Register through the AEA Learning website: https://aealearning.truenorthlogic.com/. If you do not already…

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Learning from Kernel to Kitchen

June 18 - June 19
IALF

Location: Sioux City, Iowa This fast-paced professional development will give teachers, extension personnel, and others who educate youth the skills they need to implement many of the Iowa Core social studies and science standards. Using agriculture as the context to teach core standards, course participants will integrate agriculture into science, social studies, language arts and math to make learning real and relevant for students. Participants will leave the workshop with instructional strategies, lessons, and activities that can be immediately implemented…

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Teaching Outdoor Skills: Archery and Bowfishing

June 23 @ 8:00 am - June 24 @ 5:00 pm
Mahaska County Conservation Center, 2342 Hwy 92
Oskaloosa, IA 52577 United States
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fish Iowa

This hands-on session will acquaint participants with basic archery and archery instructional skills, as well as bowfishing basics. Participants will receive National Archery in the Schools and Explore Bowfishing instructional materials. Registration fee includes meals and materials. June 23-24, 2020 Registration deadline: June 19 Participant only: $75 Recertification Credit: $110 Register through the AEA Learning website: https://aealearning.truenorthlogic.com/. If you do not already have an account, you will be asked to create one. Once you login, you can locate registration information…

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Teaching Outdoor Skills: Fish Iowa!

June 29 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
Jones County Conservation Center, 12514 Central Park Rd
Center Junction, IA 52212 United States
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fish Iowa

This two-day course will acquaint participants with the Fish Iowa! Basic Spincasting teaching module and other resources to teach fishing in a variety of settings. Participants will learn to teach fish identification, fishing locations, casting techniques, and cleaning and cooking fish. Participants will experience lake/pond fishing (including fishing from a kayak and/or canoe) and be introduced to other types of fishing including spinning, bait casting, and fly-fishing. Instruction will include a variety of demonstrations and hands-on, experiential approaches. Peer teaching…

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July 2020

Farm to Factory: Agribusiness in Iowa

July 9 - July 10
IALF

Location: Elkader, Iowa This fast-paced professional development will give teachers, extension personnel, and others who educate youth the skills they need to implement many of the new Iowa Core social studies standards. Using agriculture as the context to teach science and social studies standards, course participants will integrate agriculture into science, social studies, language arts and math to make learning real and relevant for students. Participants will leave the workshop with instructional strategies, lessons, and activities that can be immediately…

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Planting to Pizza: Food, Farming & Technology

July 13 - July 14
IALF

Location: Huxley, Iowa This fast-paced professional development will give teachers, extension personnel, and others who educate youth the skills they need to implement many of the Iowa Core social studies and science standards. Using agriculture as the context to teach core standards, course participants will integrate agriculture into science, social studies, language arts and math to make learning real and relevant for students. Participants will leave the workshop with instructional strategies, lessons, and activities that can be immediately implemented into…

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Teaching Outdoor Skills: Hunter Education

July 20 @ 8:00 am - July 21 @ 5:00 pm
Olofson Shooting Range, 11652 NW Nissen Drive
Polk City, IA 50226 United States
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fish Iowa

This two-day course covers requirements for educators to become certified hunter education instructors including firearm handling and safety, hunter education class requirements, and policies and procedures. Registration fee includes lunch, supplies, and teaching materials. Some resources are online, so please bring a laptop or tablet to access. July 20-21, 2020 Registration deadline: July 13 Participant only: $25 License renewal: $60 Register through the AEA Learning website: https://aealearning.truenorthlogic.com/. If you do not already have an account, you will be asked to…

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August 2020

Flying High with Agriculture: Drones, Pollinators, and More

August 6 - August 7
IALF

Location: Grundy Center, Iowa This fast-paced professional development will give teachers, extension personnel, and others who educate youth the skills they need to implement many of the Iowa Core social studies and science standards. Using agriculture as the context to teach core standards, course participants will integrate agriculture into science, social studies, language arts and math to make learning real and relevant for students. Participants will leave the workshop with instructional strategies, lessons, and activities that can be immediately implemented…

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Increasing Educational Yield

August 6 - August 7
IALF

Location: Spencer, Iowa This fast-paced professional development will give teachers, extension personnel, and others who educate youth the skills they need to implement many of the new Iowa Core social studies standards. Using agriculture as the context to teach science and social studies standards, course participants will integrate agriculture into science, social studies, language arts and math to make learning real and relevant for students. Participants will leave the workshop with instructional strategies, lessons, and activities that can be immediately…

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