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Our Little Garden

Garden-based learning / Outdoor Classroom

Ramey School
Aguadilla | April 20, 2017

Our Garden - Open Classroom

Our Garden - Open Classroom | Photo: N. Rivera

 

Research shows that school gardens not only improve students’ academic achievement, they also promote healthy lifestyles and encourage community and social skills as children develop a sense of place and ownership1.  School gardens are places where ALL students are able to relate and connect with global issues, utilizing their individual learning styles and developing their own perspectives about the world. Curiosity, open-mindedness, creativity, and critical thinking skills are only some of the many skills fostered through the proper implementation of garden-based learning activities.

“Our Little Garden”

“Our Little Garden” Outdoor Classroom at Ramey School will provide students in grades 3 to 5 engaging and relevant learning experiences.Culture, heritage language, and media skills will be integrated with many other disciplines providing a space for cross-curricular and extra-curricular collaboration. Students will work, hands-on, to create a sustainable school garden, a place where they will learn as they collaborate and share.

Our children will plant, will cultivate, and will harvest as they share and learn in “Our Little Garden”

Watch our video showing you the process of Our Little Garden project.

 

1 https://www.edutopia.org/blog/garden-based-learning-kristin-stayer

 

 

 

Our Little Garden

Our Little Garden | Photo: N. Rivera


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