FLP 1: Project Food, Land & People
Instructor: Virginia Deitz & Gail Benson
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - Thursday, June 13, 2013
Meet Wednesday [8 a.m. - 5 p.m.] + remainder of the class online with course completion 6/13/2013
Instruction Mode: Combination
Location: Stop-N-Go Center, Rm D104
Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development
NDSU Credit Fee: $50 + Partner Course Fee: $50
This course is designed to provide educators with resource information and education materials that supplement across the curriculum in PreK-12. The textbook for the course will be “Resources for Learning” but will include additional materials provided during the workshop. The course will provide an overview of strategies, materials, curriculum development, and research related to assisting the Pre-K- 12th grade educators to better understand the interdependence of agriculture, the environment, and human needs through lessons in multiple curriculum areas: science, health, consumer education, mathematics, social studies, geography, and more.
1. Understand how agricultural concepts can be integrated into the curriculum. To heighten the awareness level of how agriculture impacts our raw resources, processing, and our relationship with food, land, and people.
2. Use lessons available in FLP, guide group activities (large, small, and cooperative,) provide for individual differences and learning styles, and evaluates students’ learning.
3. Develop understanding, thinking skills, creativity, and improve communication skills in the learning environment with students.
4. To use FLP lessons and see how they integrate curriculum and are aligned to the North Dakota standards. See ND FLP Alignment at www.ndaginclassroom.org Heading FLP Curriculum Standards, or ND Standards www.state.nd.us/espb
5. Identify and use appropriate learning activities to integrate social concerns and social perspectives regarding food, land, and people issues.
6. To use instructional media FLP CD.
This event requires pre-registrations. A limited number of stipends will be awarded for early registration. Please register at http://www.ndfb.org/?id=121. For registration questions, please contact Gail Bakko at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NDSU graduate credit available first day of class.