Teachers

Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) is pleased to offer a variety of resources for use in the classroom and beyond. New lessons and resources are always being added, so be sure to visit often. Contact us if you have a specific request or questions about resources.

Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the YearApply Now for the 2015 AITC Teacher of the Year Award!

The third annual Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) Teacher of the Year Award was presented to Sadie Mooney, Philomath Elementary School in Philomath. The award is given to teachers who do an outstanding job of incorporating agriculture into their classroom curriculum.
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Free Loan Library Free Loan Library

These resources and materials are available for Oregon teachers to check out at no charge. DVDs, kits, instructional units, and books are available. These are organized by subject.
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Hands-On Lessons & Activities Hands-On Lessons & Activities

Looking for a new hands-on lesson or activity? Your students will enjoy these engaging lessons while learning about science, math, nutrition, history and more.
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Who Grew My Soup? 2013 Literacy Project

AITC's Literacy Project helps improve both the literacy of Oregon's young readers and their knowledge of agriculture. Who Grew My Soup? is a delightful story about a boy named Phineas who declares he won’t eat his soup until he knows where it came from. To his surprise, a man in a flying tomato balloon shows up to answer this question. Together they fly from farm to farm, learning about the amazing vegetables in his soup and the farmers who grew them.
Learn how to bring this program to your school or be a volunteer.

Grown in Oregon Map Grown in Oregon Map

The Grown in Oregon map is an excellent resource and teaching tool. This beautiful 36 X 24 inch full color map features the leading and unique commodities grown in seven regions. It is an excellent tool to help teachers bring the story of Oregon's agricultural diversity to the classroom.
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Newsletter AITC Teacher Newsletter —Growing Minds

The newsletter is free to all Oregon educators. It is distributed three times per year, in the fall, winter and spring. Please contact us if you are interested in being added to the mailing list. The list is confidential and your name will not be released. View past issues online.
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Links

Great links to the national AITC website, regional and national organizations, Oregon commodity commissions, and links for both teachers and students.
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