4-H News Archive

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February, 2014

  • Your child’s learning style: Part 1

    February 28, 2014 | Monica Thompson | How does your child learn best? As a parent, you are your child’s first teacher. Learn more about how to help your child discover their strengths and have successful learning experiences.

  • Making decisions with parliamentary procedure

    February 28, 2014 | Janelle Stewart | Parliamentary procedure helps organize board meetings.

  • Cooking and 4-H: from a project to a career

    February 27, 2014 | Frank Cox | Through caring adults that serve as 4-H leaders, 4-H offers youth the opportunity to participate in cooking projects which can spark a future career interest.

  • Coming to a decision through consensus: the pros and cons

    February 27, 2014 | Janelle Stewert | Groups can utilize many different methods of decision-making: consensus building is one of them. Explore the positives and negatives of this common form of decision-making.

  • Increasing youth leadership on boards, advisory groups and committees

    February 27, 2014 | Jackelyn Martin | Consider these five tips to increase youth voice at your next committee meeting.

  • Companion planting tips for families

    February 27, 2014 | Dixie Sandborn | With spring just around the corner, these helpful tips will help youth and their families make the most of their garden space and maximize their fresh summer produce!

  • Choosing pictures to be included in a portfolio

    February 27, 2014 | Debra Barrett | Including photos in your professional portfolio can be a nice addition. Check out these ten tips for helping youth select pictures for an employment or career portfolio.

  • From the vault Part 2: Great Lakes 4-H fact sheets

    February 24, 2014 | Darren Bagley | MSU Extension has been publishing bulletins to educate the people of Michigan for decades. Join in as we take a look back at 4-H club information from 1986 entitled “Great Lakes 4-H Fact Sheets.”

  • From the vault Part 1: Wildlife Conservation for 4-H Clubs

    February 24, 2014 | Darren Bagley | MSU Extension has been publishing bulletins to educate the people of Michigan for decades. Join in as we take a look back at 4-H Club Bulletin 49 from 1954 called “Wildlife Conservation for 4-H Clubs.”

  • Icebreakers Part 4: studying a topic

    February 24, 2014 | Jan Brinn | Icebreakers can be important building blocks to successful group interactions. This the final article in a four part series introducing the four general types of ice breakers.

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