Friday, October 21, 2016
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Studies show (and gardeners know) that when kids grow fruits and vegetables they’re more likely to eat them and that it’s best if kids connect with nutritious foods early in life. But teachers in low-income elementary schools are so busy working to ensure that students succeed academically, it’s too much to ask that they also add nutritional instruction and gardening to their never-ending “to do” list.
So, to help teachers meet their academic goals AND support healthy childhoods, REAL School Gardens gives teachers the tools and training they need to lead Math, Science, and Language Arts lessons as they ...