Elementary and Middle School Teacher Ideas about the Agri-food System and Their Evaluation of Agri-system Stakeholders’ Suggestions for Education

@inproceedings{Heinze2001ElementaryAM,
  title={Elementary and Middle School Teacher Ideas about the Agri-food System and Their Evaluation of Agri-system Stakeholders’ Suggestions for Education},
  author={Kirk Heinze},
  year={2001}
}
  • Kirk Heinze
  • Published 2001
Three focus groups were conducted with Michigan 2nd-8th grade educators to assess teacher perceptions of the US agri-foodsystem, their thoughts on the importance of teaching about the system, what is currently being taught about the system, existing sources of agri-food system information, and external stakeholder recommendations for content and delivery of agri-food system education. The study concluded that educators emphasize the nutritional and health aspects of the agri-food system and are… CONTINUE READING

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