This new, self-directed and engaging training course for teachers, volunteers and Extension serves as a dynamic professional development opportunity for as well as a new, multimedia curricular option for the Plant Growth and Development chapter from the JMG Level One (Grades 3-5) Teacher Guide.
– Importance and Uses of Plants
– Plant Classification
– Plant Parts
– Plant Needs
– Plant Growth
– Plant Processes
Each module includes:
Each of the 7 content modules include a brief “Sharpening Science” component to provide the teacher/leader with horticultural background information.
Each of the 7 content modules include a featured “Classroom Lesson” to show lesson being modeled by teacher in a public school classroom.
Bonus Learning Experiences
Each of the 7 content modules includes a “Bonus Learning Experiences” AV resource such as educational songs, instructional animations, additional popular lessons.
I think watching the lessons and seeing how simple they are will help teachers get more enthusiastic about using the program.Shelley Mitchell, Ph.D.