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Why every child deserves a learning garden | MNN – Mother Nature Network

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***Transforming Schools Series: Learning Gardens***

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          Gardens need to be part of everyone’s life. They have a special role to play in schools, helping to transform them into true places of making and learning. Today’s post from Mother Nature Network tells the story of  the Learning Garden at Shady Grove Elementary School in Tennessee and introduces the work of The Kitchen Company, a nonprofit building communities through facilitating the development of these gardens. Do you have a Learning Garden in your school?

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Source: Why every child deserves a learning garden | MNN – Mother Nature Network

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Turning School Gardens into Outdoor Classrooms – Modern Farmer

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School Gardens, A Positive Development:

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     One of the better developments in schools in recent years has been the school garden. Gardens offer an opportunity for kids to learn in the outdoors, to understand the environment, and to use a variety of academic skills in practical ways. This is an excellent introduction to current practice from Modern Farmer.

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“About a decade ago when school gardens starting popping up around the country, there was always the open question: how are these gardens teaching students?”

Source: Turning School Gardens into Outdoor Classrooms – Modern Farmer

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The Creative Apothecary Supports School Gardens!