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December 19 2014
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Thank You To OAFE’s Teacher Ambassador Program Supporters

Farm Credit Canada

Beef Farmers of Ontario

Canadian Mushroom Growers Association

 CropLife Canada Ontario Council

L.A. Morris and Associates

Kubota Canada

Hastings Federation of Agriculture

Lorie Jocius

Doris Inglis

Don Lobb

Ontario Broiler Hatching Egg & Chick Commission

Ontario Broiler Chicken Hatching Egg Producers Association

Ontario Hatcheries Association

Turkey Farmers of Ontario

Maria VanBommel

Serving Educators for over Two Decades



*Important Update on OAFE Programs and Services

OAFE is currently undergoing an exciting transition to redirect our focus for resource development and programs.  In order to better serve our stakeholders and drive critical thinking and dialogue, OAFE is shifting towards a concentration on the development of resources for grades 7-12.  Over the course of the next six months you will see a number of changes to the look and feel of our library of resources and programs we offer.

This transition also includes a shift from our traditional hard copy resource inventory to a solely electronic resource library with all resources being accessible to download for FREE on our website at www.oafe.org.

We will continue to strive so that all educators from grades 1-12 feel welcomed and served when they come to www.oafe.org.   To read more about how this will affect you click here.

 

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NEW! Teacher Ambassador Report Card: Canada's Outdoor Farm Show

Click here to check out the impacts that OAFE's amazing Teacher Ambassadors and partner exhibitors had on student perceptions and understandings of food and agriculture at Canada's Outdoor Farm Show this year.

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NEW! All About Food: Exploring Canada's Food System (5th edition) 

The 5th edition of All About Food is now available with newly updated statistics and information which can help you cover agriculture and food topics in your grade 9-12 classroom. This resource is available in a print format (Fact Book) to order or download, as well as an interactive website (allaboutfood.aitc.ca). 


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NEW! Discover the Government of Canada's Eat Well and Be Active Educational Toolkit and Teacher Supplements!

OAFE in partnership with Health Canada has developed teacher supplements that include assessment tools and extension activities for Grades 4-6 to accompany each of the 5 activity plans in the Toolkit. This FREE toolkit also includes a poster and 54 healthy eating and physical activity images that complement the poster. Available in English and French. Explore the Toolkit now!

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Social Science Resource Library (Grades 9-12)
Learn More...

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Bridge to Business is a new program which helps to "connect classrooms with agri-food perspectives".  High end materials (e.g. research, graphs, videos, etc) from agri-food businesses are translated into classroom activities for secondary students.

The first volume of Bridge to Business links to Farm Credit Canada's Knowledge Insider: Globalization Fall 2011 edition.

Find out more by clicking
HERE!

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Explore OAFE’s new career website, a tool for students and educators to discover the vast opportunities within the agri-food sector. Video profiles, student centre, career pathways, lesson plans and more! Visit www.growingcareers.ca now!

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