Monthly Archives: June 2015

4-H in Africa

This weekend I met a phenomenal woman who is on her way to Ghana as an Agricorps volunteer, working to help develop the 4-H programs throughout the African nation.  She is looking to engage county 4-H programs as partners either to … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Humor- 4-H Code of Conduct

I had the pleasure of accompanying our state 4-H officers on an exchange trip to experience the Georgia 4-H State Officer election process this past weekend.  Check out this hysterical video created by some of the Georgia officers used to … Continue reading

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Viva la Powerpoint!

Experiential Education: Education through hands-on-learning. 4-H Slogan:  “Learn by Doing” (Experiential Education) 4-H values experiential learning, so why discuss Powerpoint (or Prezi, or any other presentation software)?  While 4-H programs should focus the bulk of the learning of members through … Continue reading

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Fight the Opression of Urgency with Annual Calendar Planning

If you’ve ever participated in any time management training, it’s likely you’ve seen this matrix: To produce the best quality of work, aim to spend as much time as possible in quadrant II.  Quadrant II includes those things that are … Continue reading

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MY4-H: Searchable Database of Resources

What if there existed a national clearinghouse of 4-H resources?  What if you could search said clearinghouse when you needed a quick activity for an afterschool program, a new ice breaker, or a volunteer training piece?  What if you could also … Continue reading

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The Art of the Away Message

Ahhhh….’tis the season!  Now is the time of year when I send an email, I am instantly met by an onslaught of “away” messages.  To be fair, I never thought much about away messages until a particular message caught my … Continue reading

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Super Spy: Episode 2

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