Trigg County hosts Kentucky Farm Bureau Teacher Workshop
Cadiz, KY (June 6, 2018) – School may be out for the summer, but teachers are still hard at work preparing for the next school year. Teachers from around the region assembled at the Lake Barkley Resort Lodge in Cadiz to participate in a free Kentucky Farm Bureau professional development workshop.
The day-long workshop was designed to address Kentucky’s core educational competencies while showcasing a variety of state and national agricultural topics. The workshop emphasized the value of incorporating gardening and agriculture into all areas of curriculum through easy-to-replicate interdisciplinary lessons. These thematic lessons and materials incorporate mathematics, social studies, English and science through real-life application in indoor and outdoor training sessions. A tour of Breathitt Veterinary Center highlighted the day and provided practical environmental learning about agricultural.
"Thank you for the program. You guys inspired me to revamp a lot of my curriculum after 18 years of teaching,” said Abby Smith, teacher at Lyon County Elementary School. “This has been so wonderful for our 4th graders. They really have a vested interest in their learning, and have so much more pride in the school.”
In addition to the training and resources made available through these workshops, the 37 teachers that attend earned up to 6 hours of professional development credit pending on school district approval. Effective Instructional Leadership Act (EILA) credits were earned by principals, guidance counselors and other instructional leaders who participated.
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