I started teaching 5th grade nearly 15 years ago. In that time, I’ve done a lot of gardening with my students. Nothing gives me more joy than to spend time gardening with the kids and their families. Over the years it has allowed me to form very special relationships with the community I serve. Many [...]
Tag: "Natural Teacher"
A new report from the National Wildlife Federation, Back to School: Back Outside, shows how outdoor education and time is connected with wide-ranging academic benefits including: Improved classroom behavior Increased student motivation and enthusiasm to learn Better performance in math, science, reading and social studies Reduced Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Higher scores on standardized [...]