Tag: Education

  • 5 Ways School Gardens Support Learning

    5 Ways School Gardens Support Learning

    A Garden In Every School Every schoolyard should have a garden. School gardens produce food, connect kids to nature, and support an active lifestyle. Unfortunately, we tend to overlook many pedagogical reasons for school gardens – could it be that they’re good for education? Since 2010, I have been working with students on various urban agriculture…

  • Ecological Education: What Nature Can Teach Us About Learning?

    Ecological Education: What Nature Can Teach Us About Learning?

    Education As Ecology Ecology is the most resilient and stable system known to us. Ecosystems are self-replicating, self-propagating, and self-maintaining. Natural systems increase in complexity and resiliency over time and use resources effectively by cycling them through tens of thousands of interconnections. The connections in an ecological network are similar to the synaptic connections in…