Tag Archive: Literacy

4-H Livestock Projects Teach Financial Literacy

Green and white are the colors of 4-H but what else can you think of that is green and white?  Money! So, how does 4-H livestock projects teach financial management for the youth who participate in these programs?  I am so glad you ask.  We will take a journey into the 4-H Livestock world where I …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/11/03/4-h-livestock-projects-teach-financial-literacy/

Using LEGOs to Grow Literacy Skills in 4-H Clubs

4-H Leader and Librarian, Renae Roundtree, found a way to teach not only STEM, but help youth develop a life-long passion for reading.

Books, DVD’s, audio books, magazines and…LEGO’s?  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/15/using-legos-to-grow-literacy-skills-in-4-h-clubs/

Florida Agriculture Literacy Day April 21, 2015

15 Ag Literacy Day book graphicThe 12th annual Florida Agriculture Literacy Day is scheduled for Tuesday April 21, 2015, and a new non-fiction children’s book developed for it will highlight Florida’s livestock and poultry industries.  The book, the title of which is Drive Through Florida: …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/21/florida-agriculture-literacy-day-april-21-2015/

Financial Literacy and Retirement Readiness

 Kristin Jackson
Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Agent
Jefferson County
kris88@ufl.edu
 

Financial Literacy is having the knowledge you need to make wise financial decisions. Recent research has found that financial literacy is related to retirement savings and retirement readiness.  As America shifts from pension …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2011/09/16/financial-literacy-and-retirement-readiness/