Amber Bales of Morrison Honored as Ag in the Classroom Teacher of the Year at Ag Day 2016Thu, 31 Mar 2016 05:37:41 CDT
Amber Bales, the Ag In The Classroom 2016 Teacher of the Year, was recognized during Ag Day at the state Capitol on Wednesday. She is a 3rd grade teacher at Morrison Elementary school with over 19 years experience.
She looks for ways to share her passion for agriculture with her students and integrate technology and hands-on lessons. She does an ag-related activity or lesson every Friday.
In talking with Radio Oklahoma Network Farm Director Ron Hays after her recognition, she praised the Ag in the Classroom materials as high quality teaching materials that have helped a lot as budgets for local schools get tighter and tighter. She says that her students really like the lessons and especially like hands on experiences that Ag in the Classroom provide.
You can listen to a conversation that members of the media had with Bales at the State Capitol- click on the LISTEN BAR below.
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