Educational Texts: Lessons Learned from Body Quest

I would like to introduce you to Katie Funderburk, Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Specialist in Alabama. Katie is also the Nutrition and Evaluation Coordinator for the Nutrition Education Program and SNAP-ED for ACES. I met Katie at the National Extension Association for Family & Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) conference last week, and asked her to share some of the exciting work she’s doing. Enjoy.


Can you describe Body Quest for us?

Body Quest is a SNAP-Ed school-based obesity prevention initiative …

innovate Extension: Lessons learned from inaugural event

innovateExtension event

This post is written by Danae Wolfe, Ohio State University Extension Ed Tech Specialist and Jamie Seger, OSUE Ed Tech Program Director and Leader, Community Design for the eXtension Ed Tech Learning Network.

On May 12th, 2016 Ohio State University Extension held its inaugural innovateExtension event, following Ohio State University’s popular campus-wide Innovate conference. innovateExtension was designed as a “Hackathon” event – during which teams competed for grant funds by developing an idea, plan, and pitch over the course

The 4 Things CES Taught Us About the Future of Extension

Earlier this month, more than 170,000 tech enthusiasts once again converged in Las Vegas for the always-massive, yet inspiring, Consumer Electronics Show (CES). #EdTechLN Co-Leaders Paul Hill and Jamie Seger were among the crowd.

This is what we learned from CES about the future of Extension

“Innovation” is Relative

Depending on the industry, how “innovation” is defined ebbs and flows… The level of innovation at CES was mind-blowing, even for a techie. And on a completely separate level from …