While Manitoba Ag Days could also be postponed, Agriculture within the Classroom-Manitoba is pushing forward with its Ag Days programming as a consequence of a brand new digital program for Grade 7 college students.
The program, which was set to launch with the beginning of Manitoba Ag Days 2022 (postponed as a consequence of COVID restrictions), is now accessible to Manitoba academics.
“Thanks to funding from Manitoba Ag Days, Viterra, and the Canadian Agriculture Partnership, now we have created a completely blended program that may occur in school or at residence, anyplace within the province,” mentioned Sue Clayton, AITC-M’s Executive Director. “Nothing can substitute the worth of the hands-on, in-person programming we usually do at Ag Days, however we take into account this a wonderful alternative to develop one thing we will use 12 months after 12 months and attain much more college students province-wide who wouldn’t usually get an opportunity to go to Brandon for the in-person program.”
The new program, which at the moment has 875 college students registered, contains:
- Think Global – Agriculture & Our World – a gamified studying expertise that teaches college students about meals safety,
- inhabitants and land distribution, Canada’s connection to the world by way of agricultural commerce, and extra
- Act Local – Agriculture & Manitoba – a video that introduces college students to the depth of the agriculture business in
- Manitoba by specializing in the range of agriculture careers accessible to your college students it doesn’t matter what their expertise or
- Plus, different classroom sources to assist academics ship the digital expertise in school or with college students studying from residence.