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Volunteer educators bring their own ideas about effective teaching to a 4-H curriculum

A girl follows the adult educator's instructions to solder two wires together to make a bracelet.

Steven Worker is the 4-H Youth Development Advisor for Sonoma, Marin and Napa counties.  4-H uses a variety of volunteers for it's programs. Steven conducted a study of volunteer educators, with a "diverse experiences, abilities and values" to teach STEM projects to students using 4-H curriculum at three sites using three different methods. Youth programs implemented during out-of-school time often rely on volunteers. These volunteers are responsible for selecting and adapting...

To help improve scientific literacy among youth, the 4-H Youth Development Program offers a design-based science curriculum, Junk Drawer Robotics, that features engineering activities.
To help improve scientific literacy among youth, the 4-H Youth Development Program offers a design-based science curriculum, Junk Drawer Robotics, that features engineering activities.

To help improve scientific literacy among youth, the 4-H Youth Development Program offers a design-based science curriculum, Junk Drawer Robotics, that features engineering activities.

A girl follows the adult educator's instructions to solder two wires together to make a bracelet.
A girl follows the adult educator's instructions to solder two wires together to make a bracelet.

At site C, a girl follows the adult educator's instructions to solder two wires together to make a bracelet. In this participation structure, known as scripted build, the educators give young people instructions and monitor their progress. This structure was introduced by the educators and was not part of the 4-H curriculum.

Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 7:43 AM
Tags: 4-H (15), STEM (2)

Sharing the Goodness of Sonoma County with Colleagues from China

Delegates with Dr Stephanie Larson at Taylor Mountain, Sonoma County Regional Park

To promote the exchange and sharing of agricultural extension information, several U.S. Land Grant institutions have formed an alliance with 10 Chinese agricultural universities. From June 17 to 22, UC Agriculture & Natural Resources took a group of scientists from Chinese agricultural universities on a tour of agriculture in Northern California. Extension in China In the United States, the Extension programs are run out of each state's land-grant institution, in our case, University of...

The Chinese Extension Alliance Delegation, with Glenda Humiston: top row Song Hui, New Rural Development Research Institute of Northeast Agricultural University; Glenda; Sun Wenpeng, Northeast Agricultural University; front row He Minghui, Hunan Agricultural University; Luo Jian, Hunan Agricultural University; Li Peng, Office of Invigorating Agriculture with Science and Education in the Department of Science and Technology.
The Chinese Extension Alliance Delegation, with Glenda Humiston: top row Song Hui, New Rural Development Research Institute of Northeast Agricultural University; Glenda; Sun Wenpeng, Northeast Agricultural University; front row He Minghui, Hunan Agricultural University; Luo Jian, Hunan Agricultural University; Li Peng, Office of Invigorating Agriculture with Science and Education in the Department of Science and Technology.

The Chinese Extension Alliance Delegation, with Glenda Humiston: top row Song Hui, New Rural Development Research Institute of Northeast Agricultural University; Glenda; Sun Wenpeng, Northeast Agricultural University; front row He Minghui, Hunan Agricultural University; Luo Jian, Hunan Agricultural University; Li Peng, Office of Invigorating Agriculture with Science and Education in the Department of Science and Technology.

Delegates learning about local cheeses at La Gare French Restaurant in Santa Rosa
Delegates learning about local cheeses at La Gare French Restaurant in Santa Rosa

Delegates learning about local cheeses at La Gare French Restaurant in Santa Rosa

At Bayer Farm in Santa Rosa
At Bayer Farm in Santa Rosa

At Bayer Farm in Santa Rosa

Delegates with Jonathan Bravo and Mimi Enright at Bayer Farm
Delegates with Jonathan Bravo and Mimi Enright at Bayer Farm

Delegates with Jonathan Bravo and Mimi Enright at Bayer Farm

Delegates with Jonathan Bravo at Bayer Farm
Delegates with Jonathan Bravo at Bayer Farm

Delegates with Jonathan Bravo at Bayer Farm

Touring Bayer Farm
Touring Bayer Farm

Touring Bayer Farm

The whole crew at Bayer Farm
The whole crew at Bayer Farm

The whole crew at Bayer Farm

Grazing education panel
Grazing education panel "Why Cows" at Taylor Mountain Park

Grazing education panel "Why Cows" at Taylor Mountain Park

View west from Taylor Mountain. Pacific ocean is beyond the fog.
View west from Taylor Mountain. Pacific ocean is beyond the fog.

View west from Taylor Mountain.

Dr Stephanie Larson presenting grazing handbooks to the delegates
Dr Stephanie Larson presenting grazing handbooks to the delegates

Dr Stephanie Larson presenting grazing handbooks to the delegates

Delegates with Dr Stephanie Larson at Taylor Mountain, Sonoma County Regional Park
Delegates with Dr Stephanie Larson at Taylor Mountain, Sonoma County Regional Park

Delegates with Dr Stephanie Larson at Taylor Mountain, Sonoma County Regional Park

Posted on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 6:31 PM
Tags: 4-H (15), Master Gardeners (1), Ombudsman (2), Range (1)

Research Partnership, Youth Education Programs Extended with UCCE Sonoma

UCCE County of Sonoma logos

Press Release by Board of Supervisors of Sonoma County At their January 24, 2017, Board meeting, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors extended agreements with the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) through December 31, 2025, continuing agricultural, environmental and community-based research and educational programming in Sonoma County.  “UCCE works with so many community partners, dedicated volunteers, and other County departments to serve the public...

Posted on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 9:49 AM
Tags: 4-H (15), Master Gardener (1)

It is in Giving that we Receive

Missy Pendleton

We make a living by what we do, but we make a life by what we give.Winston Churchill I believe in the above quote, I think that one way to a happy, complete and satisfied life is through the giving of ourselves to others.  My name is Missy Pendleton and I have been involved in the Gold Ridge 4-H for 11 years and the Sebastopol FFA for 3 years'.  4-H has been a huge stepping stone for me; I have made many friends, taken on a lot of responsibilities, overcome my fears of talking to a...

Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 2:44 AM
Tags: 4-H (15)

Welcome to our new 4-H Advisor

Steven Worker

As a new Cooperative Extension Advisor, Worker will provide leadership, support, and oversight to 4-H Youth Development clubs, camps, and programs in Marin, Sonoma, and Napa counties. In partnership with the respective County 4-H Program Representatives, he will connect local 4-H Clubs and programs to exciting new 4-H projects and initiatives. Worker's academic responsibilities include developing, implementing, and evaluating programs to engage youth in healthy living; science,...

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Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 3:20 PM
Tags: 4-H (15), STEM (2), Steven Worker (1)

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