Discuss: Teaching in Nature's Classroom

Teaching in Nature's Classroom collects fifteen core principles, representing best practices in garden-based education. The principles are intended to inform sound pedagogy and illustrate why gardens are such essential centers both for learning and for promoting childhood health.

Each principle is drawn from author Nathan Larson's fifteen years of experience teaching and working in school and community youth gardens. They have also been developed, tested, and refined through years of practice by many garden educators. 

The book illustrates the principles with representative pictures and stories from the field and links them to the growing international body of research supporting garden-based education. 

This forum is intended to provide the opportunity for educators, researchers, and other practitioners to share and discuss their knowledge and experience.

Contribute stories and photos that illustrate this principle, or provide additional research and resources that support it. Select a thread below and comment to add your voice to the conversation.

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Teaching in Nature's Classroom collects fifteen core principles, representing best practices in garden-based education. The principles are intended to inform sound pedagogy and...

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Teaching in Nature's Classroom collects fifteen core principles, representing best practices in garden-based education. The principles are intended to inform sound pedagogy and...

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Teaching in Nature's Classroom collects fifteen core principles, representing best practices in garden-based education. The principles are intended to inform sound pedagogy and...

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Teaching in Nature's Classroom collects fifteen core principles, representing best practices in garden-based education. The principles are intended to inform sound pedagogy and...

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Teaching in Nature's Classroom collects fifteen core principles, representing best practices in garden-based education. The principles are intended to inform sound pedagogy and...

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Teaching in Nature's Classroom collects fifteen core principles, representing best practices in garden-based education. The principles are intended to inform sound pedagogy and...

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Teaching in Nature's Classroom collects fifteen core principles, representing best practices in garden-based education. The principles are intended to inform sound pedagogy and...

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Teaching in Nature's Classroom collects fifteen core principles, representing best practices in garden-based education. The principles are intended to inform sound pedagogy and...

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