After lecturing on the advantages of growing straw mushrooms (Volvariella species), the materials needed and the steps to take in its proper cultivation, Navarra, Techno Gabay Team Leader of the Farmers Information and Technology Scervices (FITS) Center based in Capiz State University Mambusao Campus, conducted an actual demonstration for the students and teachers.
Bella Ignacio, third-year home economics teacher of the said school said that students need to be monitored on their learning from the lecture workshop. Ignacio said they can follow up on how students were able to apply what they learned in their own school projects.
Technology and Livelihood Education (TLE) teacher Rolando Llamelo, meanwhile, committed to integrate his classes with Ignacio’s even as both teachers expressed to conduct follow-through activities and monitoring scheme before the semestral break in October for the learning the students gained from the initiative.
The extension initiative featured in coincidence with the JNHS’s Science & Technology Week was made possible through the support of students and administrators of the said school represented by Lovely Geco, president of the Youth for Environment in Schools Organization (YES-O); Lea Llanes Lacson, Science and Technology Coordinator; and Enrique Barinos, principal.