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Consider the possible purposes for asking questions during different phases of learning.

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Program Management
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades:

1. We model and encourage a belief that intelligence and abilities can grow through effort. This “growth mindset” contrasts with a “fixed mindset,” one in which students believe that qualities like intelligence and talent are fixed...

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Program Management
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades: Adults/Professionals

We use Reflection Cards with our students to prompt reflection and self-evaluation on skills, norms, and behaviors that are important in the kitchen and garden classrooms. The goals of this resource are two-fold: first, providing students with opportunities to reflect and...

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Program Management
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades:

In the garden, we rely on a variety of practices to assess our teaching and our students’ knowledge. Reporting out in a group setting, playing interactive games, and applying skills in the field can be used successfully throughout garden class as assessment practices....

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Program Management
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades: Adults/Professionals

The rituals and routines that students and teachers follow create a responsive garden classroom environment that fosters access for all students.

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Program Management
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades:

In the garden program at the Edible Schoolyard, we emphasize four main skills as the foundation for maintaining a healthy garden and incorporate jobs into every garden class that appeal to the diverse interests and energy levels of our students.

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Program Management
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades:

The scope and sequence for 6th grade garden classes outlines the order and high level information for our 6th grade garden curriculum.

This resource was included as part of the Edible Schoolyard...

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Lessons
Grades: Grade 6

In this 8th grade humanities lesson, students rotate through three station activities designed to facilitate a discussion about the intersection between food, labor, and technology. Evolution of Corn, Call and Response and The Industrial Revolution.

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades: Grade 8

In this sixth grade humanities lesson, students prepare Spring Salad with Basic Salad Dressing and vegetables harvested from the garden.

Place of Learning: Kitchen
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades: Grade 6

In this lesson, students explore the presence of Fibonacci numbers in nature—specifically in the petals and seeds of sunflowers.

Place of Learning: Garden, Academic Classroom
Type: Lessons
Grades: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9