Vegetable Gardens Excite Elementary Students

The skies may be gray and the weather wet, windy, and nasty, but one school has discovered that vegetable gardens excite elementary students. They love the actual tasks of working in the garden, and take pride in the healthy and tasty harvest. Fourth, fifth, and sixth...

Middle School Students Create Outdoor Classroom

When middle school students create outdoor classroom green spaces, opportunities for learning, cooperation, and community service open wide. At Fremont Middle School, students in Alisa Beam’s and Bill Saeger’s seventh grade enrichment class are...

Students Learn Many Lessons in the School Garden

Elementary school students learn many lessons in the school garden, and they have fun doing it too!  From planting to harvest, students learn about plant life, nutrition, science, math, and working together. “I don’t know what kind of tomato it is, but it’s green and...

Math Lessons in the Garden

While students measured, read, dug, and planned, they were actually learning math lessons in the garden at Moore Magnet Elementary School. Second graders carried clipboards and bulb planters to the flower section of their outdoor classroom, with pencils tucked behind...