Date: April2016

Taking the Common Core standards outside.

Learning About Agriculture

Learning About Agriculture

A couple years ago, the California Department of Food and Agriculture approached me about filming our Garden Club students in action for a piece the agency was doing on agricultural literacy. They wanted to know how schools were teaching students about agriculture through the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom. Check out my students […]

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National Environmental Education Week: April 17-23

National Environmental Education Week: April 17-23

Looking for a reason to celebrate? This week is National Environmental Education Week, a great reason to take the learning outside. To register your organization’s projects and events, go to NEEFusa.org. Registration gets you discounts on online resources and eligibility for grants. The National Environmental Education Foundation, a Washington D.C.-based non-profit organization working with the […]

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Training at Soil Born Farms

Training at Soil Born Farms

Looking for a way to change your school’s blacktop out and plant some native California vegetation instead? Want a fun summer training that could qualify you for grant money next school year? I received an e-mail from Karleen Vollherbst, coordinator of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Schoolyard Habitat Program earlier this week. The curriculum […]

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