Practical Advice for New Ag Teachers: Know the VIPs

August 20, 2013

The phrase "It's not WHAT you know, it's WHO you know" comes up quite often in Ag teaching. For new teachers just starting out or teachers changing schools, it is especially important. Because, let's face it, Ag teachers ask for a lot of favors and forgiveness during our careers and getting to know the VIPs at your school can make your life easier.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Creed Speaking

5 Ways to Improve Your Creed Speaking

January 15, 2013 15 Comments

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My thoughts on the Ag Sales CDE: Tips from the Judge's side of the table

July 07, 2012

The Ag Sales CDE is one of those contests that is hard to participate in just from reading the CDE guidelines. Much like the Parliamentary Procedure CDE, until you've seen it demonstrated you don't really "get it". However a few suggestions can go a long way towards taking your team from just showing up to placing. 

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An iPhone Case That is 'Ag-Proof' (and it isn't an Otterbox)

June 07, 2012

Being an Ag teacher means you're hard on stuff.  You don't mean to be.  It just comes with the territory.  Dirt, dust, sweat, rain, manure, students...none of these things mix well with technology.  Over the years, my cell phones have succumbed to a number of hazards associated with being an Ag teacher.  So when I finally got an iPhone this Christmas, I wanted to make sure to protect this valuable little gadget from the hardships that my other phones have endured.

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Notice a Difference?

May 16, 2012

Not just an online store anymore. The new One Less Thing site features news, links, resources, ideas, and best of all free stuff. Oh yeah, and now our really awesome products are displayed the way they should be. Read more... 

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