Celebrate National Garden Month by engaging the youngest gardeners to design their own spaces to engage and explore.
Sensory experience–a hallmark of science, nutrition, and environmental education–is much harder to deliver via screen. However, a few months ago I was inspired me to turn over a new leaf.
Becoming a curious birder may be just the antidote you need to get through 2020!
As a former classroom teacher, I can attest to the powerful pull food has for students.
Despite the fact that I am not an expert gardener, I still find the importance and joy of sharing my experiences with food, the connection between garden-to-classroom and farm-to-table lessons.
The Triple Tomato Taste lesson is a perfect way to connect home and school in meaningful ways during Food Literacy Month!
Amidst the health and safety concerns, I’ve started to mourn the loss of access to outdoor learning spaces.
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…