Monday, March 30, 2015

Living classrooms with garden based learning

Kristin Stayer has posted a fantastic article about Garden Based Learning at the Edutopia website. Click on the Edutopia image below to access the article.

The article points out how gardens in schools:

  • function as living laboratories
  • enable students to connect with global issues through the natural resources of earth
  • teach students sustainable practices via composting and waste reduction 
  • connect students with literacy, numeracy, science and many other areas of the curriculum.
You can see the variety of learning activities our students have been part of in the following mosaic:

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