Essential Elements and Best Practices of 4-H Project Experiences

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Title:
Essential Elements and Best Practices of 4-H Project Experiences
Physical Description:
Fact Sheet
Creator:
Jordan, Joy C.
Publisher:
University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, Fla.
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Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Melanie Mercer.
Publication Status:
Published
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"Published November 2006. Reviewed March 2010."
General Note:
"4-H S FS101.13"

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University of Florida Institutional Repository
Holding Location:
University of Florida
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All rights reserved by the submitter.
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IR00003691:00001


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4HS FS101.13 Essential Elements and Best Practices of 4-H Project Experiences1 the sum of all planned learning experiences "projects supporting events and activities recognition opportunities What is a 4-H Project? How Do Youth Learn, and What are Essential "Project Experiences" in 4-H? The use of quality educational materials to guide youth through a planned sequence is the first essential element of a quality project experience. the second key element of a quality project experience is ensuring that project work is guided and validated by supportive, trained, caring adult project mentors or leaders. A third essential element of 4-H project experiences is youths' engagement in project related events and activities that focus on sharing what they have learned with others.

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fourth key element of a quality project experience is self-evaluation and sense of accomplishment. Project Reports What Skills Do Youth Gain from 4-H "Project Experiences"? Targeting Life Skills o o o o o o o o o o What Types of 4-H Pr oject Materials are Provided? Member Project Manuals/Workbooks

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o o Experiential Model, Project Leader/Helper Guides Youth Project Reporting forms My 4-H Project Summary all My 4-H Project Report o My Junior 4-H Report Project o My Intermediate 4-H Report Project o My Senior 4-H Report Project each completed project Building My 4-H Portfolio Florida 4-H Portfolio The Florida 4-H Portfolio Marketing You!

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