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AGRI 460: Teaching Agricultural Education (Ryan)

This guide provides agriculture education students quick links to ag educator resources, lesson planning resources, educational technology and other tips to use when teaching, and resources to practice for the Praxis exams,


Get started with a quick search of the catalog and multiple databases.

Learn How to Use the Catalog

This interactive tutorial will walk you through the basic features of the Library Catalog.

Search for magazine, newspaper, and scholarly journal articles.
Search Digital Archives to find digitized photos, FHSU theses, yearbooks, and more.
Search Books & More to find books & e-books, print & e-journals, DVDs, CDs, government documents, & more.


Journals for Agricultural Education

Background Research and Topic Overviews

Databases for Background Research

Use the databases below to get background information on an agricultural topic before you build it into your curriculum.

Websites for Browsing Agriculture Topics


Websites with Ag Curriculum Resources

Searching Effectively with Google

Tips for Searching Google

The ag ed lesson repositories above may not have everything you're looking for, so you may need to go out to Google. Use the tips below for stronger search strategies for finding lesson planning materials.

  1. Search keyword(s) + Type of File: Specify PDF, PPT, DOC files to find instructional slides, handouts, worksheets, reports or publications 
    EX: beef cattle filetype:ppt
  2. Search a keyword + Specific website or domain: Search any webpage relating to the keyword on a specific site. You could be more vague and just use or or 
    EX: alfalfa
  3. “Use Quotations Around Phrases”
    EX: "integrated pest management"