Info for Teachers

va1040
In this course, students learn to identify and demonstrate the basic steps involved in raising and caring for a domestic animal ensuring their health. This teacher resource supports student learning on the Virtual Apprentice 1040 website and provides teaching strategies for independent, small group and whole class learning.

va2020
In this course, students apply the principles of animal science and health technology in providing care for a domestic animal. This teacher resource supports student learning on the Virtual Apprentice 2020 website and provides teaching strategies for independent, small group and whole class learning.


In the CTS AGR2070: Equine1 course, students demonstrate practical skills, based on approved practices, for providing the daily care of a horse. They focus on origin and history of horses, anatomy and conformation, breeds, handling and feeding practices and basic health care. The Virtual Apprentice 2070: Equine1 teacher resource supports student learning on the Virtual Apprentice 2070 website and provides teaching strategies for independent, small group and whole class learning.


In the CTS AGR3070: Equine2 course, students continue to develop and expand their skills, based on approved practices, for providing the daily care of a horse. They focus on the use of physical facilities, procedures for stall cleaning and bedding a horse, guidelines for turnout and shelter, reproductive fundamentals and techniques and basic horsemanship. The Virtual Apprentice 3070: Equine2 teacher resource supports student learning on the Virtual Apprentice 3070 website and provides teaching strategies for independent, small group and whole class learning.


In the CTS AGR2040: Livestock1 course, students develop practical skills, based on approved practices, for care of livestock. Students develop and apply knowledge of the requirements that ensure humane and safe growing and finishing practices, focusing on basic anatomy and physiology, livestock breeds, physical requirements, environmental influences and living spaces. The Virtual Apprentice 2040: Livestock1 teacher resource supports student learning on the Virtual Apprentice 2040 website and provides teaching strategies for independent, small group and whole class learning.


In the CTS AGR3040: Livestock2 course, students practical skills for care of livestock and knowledge of requirements that ensure humane and safe production practices, focusing on industry trends and issues, marketing and quality control, animal welfare, breeding, genetics and reproduction, feeding, housing, handling and sustainable production practices. The Virtual Apprentice 3040: Livestock2 teacher resource supports student learning on the Virtual Apprentice 3040 website and provides teaching strategies for independent, small group and whole class learning.