Academy Program Tools and Breakout Session Documents – The 2017 Edible Schoolyard Academy

This library contains all the resources and take-home documents that were provided to the 2017 Edible Schoolyard Academy participants to support their learning and adaptation to their home site.

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Our Mission

To promote Edible Education through implementing a whole-child educational model which teaches life skills, academics, citizenship, environmental stewardship, and health in a one-acre garden and kitchen classroom

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The attached document shows the organizational structure of the Edible Schoolyard Project.

This resource was included as part of the Edible Schoolyard Project Academy Training.

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Attached are tables laying out the responsibilities for staff at the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley.

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Attached are job descriptions for each position at the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley.

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Pausing

Pausing is based on “wait time” research indicating higher-level thinking takes three to five seconds and the time changes quality of thinking. Four kinds of pausing allow this processing. The first is after a question is asked. The...

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The attached document shows how staff at the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley structure their meetings.

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Part 1 (25 minutes) – The lesson we are developing
• 5 minutes to read existing form of lesson (if applicable)
• 5 minutes silent writing of ideas
• 10 minutes brainstorm
• 5 minutes prioritize ideas
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The Big Picture

Classes at the Edible Schoolyard are scheduled in two ways; as rotations, or as immersions. A rotation is a period of time (between two and eight weeks) during which all students in a particular grade come to the garden or the...

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Volunteers at the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley respond to a survey at the end of every school year to provide feedback to staff about their experience.

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Volunteers at the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley receive this resource to help them develop an awareness of culturally responsive pedagogy and social justice issues.

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