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Everyone has a story

Story Development


September 17, 2015

Stories let you share who you are with the world. Storytelling can help develop an organization's identity, improve interactions with the public, and foster teamwork. This 2-page fact sheet covers the basics of good storytelling and strategies ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Professional Development, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication Department, Brandon Telg, Jaron Jones, Ricky Telg, Story-crafting

Getting the Most out of Social Media


September 17, 2015

Agriculturalists can use social media as a powerful tool for marketing their products and establishing a brand identity. The goal of this series is to help agriculturalists understand how social media can work for them. The series also discusses ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Professional Development, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication Department, Jessica C. Fernandez, Joy N. Rumble, Social Media
communicating face to face is a way to get your message to the public

Face-to-Face Storytelling


September 2, 2015

In the agricultural industry, telling your story is critical for establishing your operation's identity. Communicating face-to-face is one method of getting your message to the public. This 2-page fact sheet presents tips and strategies for ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication Department, Brandon Telg, Jaron Jones, Ricky Telg, Storytelling
people at table are creative surrounded by social media icons

Storytelling through Social Media


September 2, 2015

You and organization can use social media to tell you story and reach a large and diverse audience. This 3-page factsheet covers the major social media platforms, what each platform offers, and how to use theme effectively. Written by Brandon ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication Department, Becky Raulerson, Brandon Telg, Jaron Jones, Ricky Telg, Social Media, Storytelling
Figure 1. Parents and teachers need to be clear about their expectations for children and students. Credit: Thinkstock.com/iStock/natasaadzic

Positive Discipline: Behavioral Management Skills for Parents and Teachers, Part 3: Fostering the Parent–Child and Teacher–Student Relationship to Build Responsibility


July 28, 2015

Tell me and I forget, Teach me and I may remember, Involve me and I learn. The general goal of healthy parenting and teaching is to produce children and students who can think critically, make good decisions, and become independent, accountable, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Alison Schmeer, Behavior And Discipline, Family Youth And Community Sciences Department, Sarah M. Ellis, Victor William Harris, Whitney Fung
Figure 3. If a behavior is consequential, the parent or teacher will need to intervene.

Positive Discipline: Behavioral Management Skills for Parents and Teachers, Part 2: General Approaches to Managing Behavior


July 28, 2015

When a child is locked in the bathroom With water running And he says he is doing nothing But the dog is barking, Call 911. --Erma Bombeck Research indicates that there must be at least an 8-to-1 positive-to-negative interaction ratio ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Alison Schmeer, Behavior And Discipline, Family Youth And Community Sciences Department, Sarah M. Ellis, Victor William Harris, Whitney Fung
Figure 3. Successful parents and teachers are encouraging and engaged in children’s educational and extracurricular activities

Positive Discipline: Behavioral Management Skills for Parents and Teachers, Part 1: Types of Misbehaviors and Keys to Success


July 28, 2015

Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children, and no theories. (John Wilmot) Parents and teachers often experience a lot of insecurities, especially with regard to helping children manage their ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Alison Schmeer, Behavior And Discipline, Family Youth And Community Sciences Department, Sarah M. Ellis, Victor William Harris, Whitney Fung
Figure 2. Hands-on activities are important to engage Cloverbuds in learning. Credit: Lisa Henson

Volunteer Training Series: 4-H Cloverbuds Program: 4-H for Younger Members


July 28, 2015

Florida 4-H programs offered to children ages 5 to 7 are called 4-H Cloverbud programs and are a component of the Florida 4-H Youth Development Program. The goal of the Florida 4-H Cloverbud program is to offer age-appropriate, fun, and exploratory ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers
Tags: 4-H Cloverbuds, 4-H Volunteer Training Series, 4-H Youth Development, Amanda Squitieri, Sarah Hensley

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