Tag Archive: Learning

Bust Boredom and Extend Learning through Summer

4-H summer programs allow youth to explore a variety of topics- from animal science to robotics! Photo credit: Heather Kent, UF IFAS Extension With the end of the school year approaching, many parents are puzzling over what to do with their children during the 8-10 weeks of summer vacation.  Fortunately, 4-H has the solution to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/05/17/bust-boredom-and-extend-learning-through-summer/

From Learning to Leading: Jerrett Kandzer, a True Leader

4-H Alumnus Jerrett Kandzer with his agent, Niki Crawson. As a 4-H Agent, one remembers many of their “firsts” on the job, i.e., their first day, their first fair, their first 4-H club meetings, etc.  For me in Holmes County 4-H, I was hired in the midst of a reorganization phase within the program.  I …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/19/from-learning-to-leading-jerrett-kandzer-a-true-leader/

What’s Your Child’s Learning Style?

As a parent or caregiver, understanding your child’s learning style can greatly aid when assisting with studies or homework. Very simply, people process information differently and the learning process is different for each person. There are three main learning types:  visual, auditory or kinesthetic. Understanding these learning types can help you to best support your …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/07/31/whats-your-childs-learning-style/

4-H Summer in the Panhandle: Learning and Fun!

Youth learn how to grow and prepare vegetables during a gardening day camp in Escambia County. Each summer, 4-H programs across the Florida panhandle offer a wide array of residential and day camps for youth ages 5-18. Summer residential and day camps are a great way for youth to be introduced to all that 4-H …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/05/4-h-summer-in-the-panhandle-learning-and-fun/

Pledge Your Hands to Service Learning

April kicks off the global month of service. If you are responsible for guiding and organizing service learning projects for your 4-H Club (or any other organization), follow this five step process to ensure a successful, enriching experience for all involved: 1. Assess. Who (or what) needs help in your local community? Ask for youth …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/04/12/pledge-your-hands-to-service-learning/