Monthly Archives: May 2015
Fostering Diversity in 4-H Programs
“I have a group of Muslim youth who won trips to the state fair—what kind of religious accommodations will they need?” This question begins a great blog post on fostering religious diversity from the University of Minnesota 4-H Youth Development … Continue reading
Super Spy Edition: What are My Friends Doing?
I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “my best friend is Sharon Steal, because I get all my tools by “sharing” and “stealing.” I love looking at the publicity materials, tools, curricula, etc. developed by various agents for ideas and inspiration. … Continue reading
4-H Gamers Sought
The Safety in Agriculture for Youth project is seeking 4-H groups ages 13-17 to test the prototype of a learning simulation game about farm safety. Your feedback will help to shape the future of the game development. Each group must … Continue reading
Why No One Is Reading Your Emails
Email overload is a problem, no denying that fact. However, what if WE are the ones causing the problem? The sender of an email has great power; power to communicate a message clearly and concisely, or contrastingly power to confuse and complicate … Continue reading
Finish strong…and stay organized!
Originally posted on Madison County 4-H:
Schoooool’s out…for…SUMM…………oh wait, not quite! Feeling a little disorganized and overwhelmed with the mad dash at the end of the school year? Try some of my daily tasks that have helped keep me organized…
Take These Apps to Camp!
Two noteworthy apps to check out as you prepare for summer day camps: * Field Trip: The Field Trip app notifies you of nearby places of interest to explore. * CamFind: Use your phone’s camera as a search engine! By taking … Continue reading
Great Day Camp Marketing
During the time I’ve been here I’ve seen some phenomenal marketing pieces from our district. Check out this one that came across my desk today from Suwannee County. Day Camp Have some work that you are really proud of? Send … Continue reading
Social Media: The Virtual Cafeteria
It’s a popular cliché in movies set in American high schools…new student walks into the cafeteria and has to make the critical decision of which table to sit? With the preps? Or what about the jock table? Social media is … Continue reading