Outdoor Classroom & Garden Program Management - November 8 & 9
11/08/2018 09:30 AM - 11/09/2018 03:30 PM PT
The Garden Classroom
Santa Cruz, CA
Let's explore tried-and-true tips for establishing and maintaining a positive, engaging culture of learning and fun in a garden setting. Together we will experience and discuss setting the tone for effective learning; garden class routines; station rotations; and specific techniques to maximize student engagement and participation. We will also discuss year-round garden activity planning that supports academic and garden care goals; methods for assessing your program; and strategies to increase funding for your program.
10% Early-Bird Registration Discount will be applied in check-out process for workshops registered 14 days prior to workshop start date.
K-6 educators interested in enhancing their garden program.
Key Workshop Components
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Garden Program Models - How do schools teach in gardens?
Teaching Strategies - Lesson Design and Learning Modalities
Smart Garden Design
Outdoor Classroom Management - The Heart of Teaching
Engaging the Community in Year-round Garden Caretaking
Year-round Program Planning and Documentation
Enhancing Your School Garden Culture
Methods to Assess Your Program and Student Outcomes
Innovative Ways to Fund Your Program
Best practices with other outdoor educators who are creating a culture of garden based learning at their schools