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Ideas to help 4-H and FFA during Covid 19
Over the next few weeks I will be posting on the Florida 4-H and FFA Supporters Facebook page discussion topics to help leaders, teachers and members with ideas to help them as they navigate thru the Covid 19 issues . The first week of August the focus was on 4-H. The second week of August will focus on FFA . To help those wanting to locate a topic without having to scroll - I will be posting here links and ideas gleaned each week.
Florida 4-H Townhall Meeting as to Covid Protocols
This is a must watch for 4-H leaders, parents and members. Florida 4-H covers in details their protocols for State Competitions and Events, Club Meetings, what 4-H insurance will and will not pay for and more! https://ufl.zoom.us/rec/play/ucIrdOippzo3Tt3HtQSDBqQtW46_La-shyAXr6YLzxnmUSUDNVWkbuMaN7PkYeiIJQ--sPIa1jDFWuT4?continueMode=true&_x_zm_rtaid=Vfot67yaTdqN4VNX9UZ4iw.1596643938391.61b29895bc8db2af7364dd86baa6667d&_x_zm_rhtaid=4272
Tips on making your 4-H Club meeting more productive
Virtual 4-H Club meetings are a reality this 4-H Year for many .
Here are a few sites with unique ideas I found
1. University of Maine 4-H ( quick at a scroll ideas) https://extension.umaine.edu/plugged-in/program-volunteer-resources/4h/go-virtual/ice-breakers/
2. University of Michigan 4-H ( Quick at a scroll ideas )
3. Purdue University 4-H (Tons of topics ranging from activities, etiquette and more!)
Setting suggestions for Zoom meetings and Zoombombing tips
ZOOMBOMBING ( Hackers getting into your zoom meeting making distracting noises, rude talk even pornography).
This week on the news I saw a virtual court hearing that kept getting zoombombed. The judge said , " I guess I should have done this as a password protected meeting." ( facepalm)
While there is no 100% foolproof method- here are suggestions.
1. Great to the point, step by step directions on how to set your Zoom settings plus tips to avoid zoomboming. University of Wyoming 4-H.
3. Another great to the point site is University of Utah 4-H https://attheu.utah.edu/facultystaff/avo
Online Safety Video Suggestions for 4-H/FFA members
FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL members
Here is short to the point short video for middle and high school teens on how to stay safe on social media from Channel 7 news in Denver. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqSrypL6K5E
For ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 4-H members
Here is video designed for young kids to teach them online safety by Ferris State University in Michigan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6XunxJMcaE
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