Math in the Garden

The school garden at Los Cerritos Elementary School (Signal Tribune Newsletter.com)
Web Abstract: 
This general audience article, published in Atlantic magazine (November 23, 2015) explains the benefits of school gardens as a teaching tool infused into elementary school curricula. Using the Los Cerritos Elementary School as an example, it illustrates how gardens can be an important part of math, art, science, and social studies curricula, and how young students can benefit from learning techniques that engage their mental and sensory abilities. It also presents how the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom benefits school garden programs throughout the state, many at low cost. The article also explains how communities can benefit from school gardens, such as by offering fresh food to community shelters.
Author: 
Nittle, Nadra Kareem
Journal: 
The Atlantic
Media Type: 
Text
Publication Information: 
The Atlantic
Publication Date: 
01/08/2016
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