What are some of the best practices in Summer Learning for Middle and High School Youth? The National Summer Learning Association outlines their findings in a new report. Below is a summary of the best practices.
•• Set High Standards
•• Be Intellectually Challenging
•• Be Relevant
•• Embody Respect, Fun,and…
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Hands-on learning is the best way to find out if you are suited to farm life. Students at UMass have the opportunity to spend a spring and summer working on an organic farm while earning credits towards their Bachelors degree through the Student Farming Enterprise (SFE) program.
“The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) says labor costs can be up to 18% of production expenses. To improve profits, you need to be more efficient or you need to reduce your labor costs.” said…Continue
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