Agricultural Education Career Development Event John Deere Ag Expo 2016
Agricultural Education Career Development Event John Deere Ag Expo 2016
PURPOSE The purpose of the Agricultural Education Career Development Event is to provide individuals with basic skills necessary for a career as an agricultural educator Teaching agriculture involves teaching students about applications of science management leadership and technology in the food fiber natural resource industry Teaching methods emphasize hands on approaches where application of skills and knowledge is central to lesson presentations Agricultural Education strives to make learning enjoyable meaningful and lasting Agriculture Education incorporates classroom and laboratory instruction supervised agricultural experiences SAE and the FFA to allow for the personal development of students both inside and outside the classroom to better prepare them for success in life ELIGIBILITY The participant must be an active member of a chartered Montana FFA Chapter and enrolled in grades 9 10 11 or 12 Each chapter may enter up to three individuals EVENT PROCEDURES 1 Individuals should bring two 2 pencils to contest 2 Each contestant must bring their own instructional tools and materials i e flip charts hand outs visual aids Only a lap top and projector will be provided in the presentation room 3 FFA members must be in official dress appropriate to the contest and will be scored accordingly 4 Each year a new agricultural content area will be chosen from a rotating list and selected in this order agriculture leadership agribusiness technical agriculture operations animal science natural resources plant science and biotechnology 5 Each participant s lesson plan will be the result of his or her own efforts 6 All lesson plans submitted must follow the template provided 7 Points will be deducted for going under or over time provided during the lesson plan presentation 8 All submitted lesson plans will be posted in a database that will be widely accessible by teachers EVENT PRACTICUMS WRITTEN EXAM The test will consist of 25 multiple choice questions to be answered on a scantron sheet There will be three questions from each AFNR career pathway and one question regarding national legislation relevant to agricultural education LESSON PLAN The lesson plan must focus on one or more standards from AFNR career cluster content standards The allotted time number of students in class content focus and facilities available will be given to participants to design their lessons Facts and working data may be secured from any source but must be appropriately documented Lesson plans are due to the CDE coordinator 10 days before the contest Failure to meet this deadline will result in disqualification
PURPOSE The purpose of the Agricultural Education Career Development Event is to provide individuals with basic skills nec...
TEACHING DEMONSTRATION Participants will have 8 10 minutes to demonstrate a component of their lesson plan Participants will have 5 minutes to set up materials for their presentation RESPONSE TO JUDGE S QUESTIONS Participants will answer questions that judges develop based on their lesson plan and performance SCORING Practicum Written Knowledge Performance Performance Official Dress Total Activity Lesson Plan Written Exam Teaching Demonstration Reponse to Judge s Questions Prior to the event the content and composition of all lesson plans will be scored TIE BREAKERS Ties will be broken by using the lesson plan score Points 100 50 100 25 5 280
TEACHING DEMONSTRATION Participants will have 8     10 minutes to demonstrate a component of their lesson plan. Participan...
Agricultural Education CDE Teaching Demonstration Scoring Rubric Competitor _______________________________Judge _________________________ Lesson _________________________________________________________________ Delivery The lesson was organized with good use of time and material The lesson followed the content of the lesson plan The judges were engaged and actively participating in the lesson Instructional Strategies were used to enhance the lesson Comments 10 10 10 10 Maintained good eye contact with judges 10 10 10 Proper use of language skills appropriate for grade level 10 Time 1 point deduction for every 60 seconds over or under time 10 Answers judges questions completely and confidently while demonstrating knowledge of Agricultural Education Score 10 Participant exhibited confidence and a solid understanding of the material Use of voice projection and inflection Natural movement and use of room Points Possible 25 Total Score 125
Agricultural Education CDE Teaching Demonstration Scoring Rubric Competitor  _______________________________Judge ________...
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Lesson Plan Template Lesson Title Unit Title Lesson Purpose Goal Teacher Name Time 50 minutes Instructional Objectives Students will 1 2 3 Content Standards Met Materials Supplies Needed Interest Approach Lesson Content Objective 1 Teaching Method Include all content activities directions scripting etc Use as much space as needed Notes Checking for Understanding Objective 2 Teaching Method Include all content activities directions scripting etc Use as much space as needed Notes Checking for Understanding Objective 3 Teaching Method Include all content activities directions scripting etc Use as much space as needed Notes Checking for Understanding
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Conclusion 1 Where we have been 2 Where we are going 3 What we will do next 4 How learners should conduct themselves or what supplies are needed next 1 2 3 4 Assessment What formal method will be utilized to measure students knowledge learning Lesson plan template will be provided in Microsoft excel format for participants to use in developing lesson
            Conclusion   1. Where we have been  2. Where we are going  3. What we will do next  4. How learners should con...