Illinois Ag in the Classroom

A is for Agriculture in the Classroom

Illinois Farm Bureau program makes learning core subjects fun.

Illinois Ag in the Classroom Bike Ride

Agriculture in the Classroom Bike Ride teaches students about agriculture and its importance, as well as bicycle safety.

Debbie Jimenez leads her students through a lesson on nutrition at St. Albert the Great School in Burbank, IL. The kids work at identifying the different foods groups. They also make bookmarks and bracelets that serve as a visual reminder of the six food groups and how many servings of each they need daily. The class also has pictures from various pen pals throughout the country and their farms.

Illinois Teachers Use Agriculture to Teach Core Subjects

Half million students in Illinois benefit from Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) annually.