'Poetry to Grocery - Hurry!'
Hurry over, and get excited for an educationally and agriculturally-rich presentation by Illinois AITC. Let us take you on a journey from poetry to grocery as we link bite-able rhymes to the foods you eat. Launch into a great children’s book called The Popcorn Astronauts. Explore national specialty crops through a poetic-lens and leave with student-centered, hands-on activities ready for immediate use.|
Workshop Session (all workshops will be 60 minutes)
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|Biosketch:||Amber Arbogast serves as an Education Specialist for Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC). As an Education Specialist, Amber provides agriculture-based educational resources, training and support to educators throughout the state. Through this training and support, IAITC strives to increase agriculture literacy amongst children. Amber has been with IAITC since September 2017. Prior to joining IAITC, she taught Middle School for 10 years. Amber holds a Master’s in Education from the University of Notre Dame and a Bachelor’s in Psychology from DePaul University. She resides in Pontiac, Illinois with family.|
|Organization/Affiliation:||Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom|