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Author Hirschi, Jane S., author.
Title Ripe for change : garden-based learning in schools / Jane S. Hirschi.
Pub Info Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard Education Press, [2015]
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J PARENT TEACHER 372.35 Hir     AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 155 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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Series Harvard Education letter. Impact series
Impact series (Cambridge, Mass.)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / by David Sobel -- Introduction : garden-based learning for a changing world -- The origins and benefits of school gardening -- What learning looks like in the garden : making connections across subjects and grade levels -- Barriers to integrating gardens in schools -- Five models for garden-based learning -- Lessons for districtwide garden programs -- Policy and the future of garden-based learning -- Ripe for change : three things educators can do and three lessons they can apply -- Appendix A. Sample teacher usage surveys -- Appendix B. Cambridge Public Schools curriculum connections -- Appendix C. OSSE school garden assessment template.
Summary Ripe for Change takes a big-picture view of the school garden movement and that state of garden-based learning in public K-8 education. The book provides a wealth of practical case studies and resources to show how garden-based learning is being systematically implemented in public education, and offers next steps for expanding the use of gardens in schools. -- from back cover.
Subject Children's gardens.
Gardening -- Study and teaching (Primary)
Gardening -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs.
School gardens.
Child development.
ISBN 9781612507712 (pbk.)
1612507719 (pbk.)
9781612507729 (library ed.)
1612507727 (library ed.)
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