As a former classroom teacher, I can attest to the powerful pull food has for students.
Guest Post by Mindy Bañuelos, First Grade Teacher at Pueblo Vista Magnet School It was 9:30 a.m. on a Tuesday–time for small reading groups! As a first grade teacher, reading and writing are always at the top of my list. When I sat down with my reading group, I realized I forgot my “green juice.”…
The Triple Tomato Taste lesson is a perfect way to connect home and school in meaningful ways during Food Literacy Month!
The midpoint of July marks the second half of summer. Understandably, returning to school for the 2020-21 academic year is on the forefront of every teacher’s, parent’s, and student’s mind. Unfortunately, given the uptick in Covid-19 cases in many places, including Napa County, school will resume in continued distance learning mode. County public health officials…
Stone Soup encourages students to try a wide variety of vegetables while building classroom community through cuisine.
With the right combination of planning and prowess, crowdfunding is a viable way to raise money for garden-based education.
Popcorn teaches valuable lessons in the geography and culture of flavor.
Bake away the rainy chill with this sweet bread recipe.
Reward hard work with garden bounty.
School gardens are as old as public education itself.
Enlisting students during extracurricular times of the school day is a viable way to build youth leaders and maintain a school garden at the same time.
A little over a year ago, I established an after school club that I dubbed “Dirt Girls.” The decision to limit participation only to girls was initially motivated by the relative inequity in STEM fields. According to the National Girls Collaborative Project, women make up just 29% of the STEM workforce. Research suggests that time…