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Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation - Louisiana Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom
01/31/21 11:59 PM CST
Award to a Louisiana PreK-12 teacher to recognize outstanding efforts to integrate agricultural themes into the general curricula. The purpose of this award is to highlight a teacher who is instilling the importance of agriculture in his or her students. Innovative, interdisciplinary, and integrated programs are encouraged.
Teachers must use and show evidence of the use of agricultural information and/or materials within the classroom curriculum in an effort to assist students in learning the importance of agriculture. Instruction may include, but is not limited to: understanding the importance and value of agriculture in students' daily lives; understanding the relationships among agriculture, food and fiber production, animals, health, energy systems, technology, economics, and the environment; identifying and understanding the connections between academic content areas and agricultural careers including, but not limited to, STEM careers; understanding the overall connectedness between STEM and agriculture.
Innovative, integrated, and interdisciplinary programs are encouraged. To earn this distinction, the selected applicant should include numerous, varied evidence of the teacher’s infusion of agricultural concepts throughout the curriculum and school year.
Applicants should explain their method of integrating and instructing one or more of the following national agricultural literacy themes in the classroom throughout the school year and curricular areas:
GrantWatch ID#: 179093
The winner will receive a trip to the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference, June 28–July 1 in Des Moines, Iowa, valued at up to $1,500; a $500 cash award; and an Apple iPad.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://form.jotform.com/LFBF/2021-AITC-TeacheroftheYear
P.O. Box 95004
Baton Rouge, LA 70895-9004
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