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Teaching Through School Gardens

  • Subject: [cg] Teaching Through School Gardens
  • From: Julie Samuels jsamuels@openlands.org
  • Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2003 11:27:59 -0600

For all ACGA members and friends who live in the Chicago Area, there are
still spaces left in our Teaching through School Gardens class series -
starting soon!.............

Get a Headstart on Spring by enrolling in Openlands Project's 6-part
"Teaching through School Gardens" Course

When:  Wednesdays, February 19-March 26, 4-6:30 p.m.

Where:  The new Nature Center at Jens Jenson designed Humboldt Park's
renovated Boathouse,
1300 N. California (Humboldt Park Blvd.)Chicago Illinois

Why:	    1) Brush up your old gardening skills and learn new ones;
2) Get dozens of new curriculum packets and activity ideas for using
your school garden to teach science, math, social studies and
writing skills;
3) Learn the basics of garden design;
4) Hear tips from other teachers successful in involving parents and
community in school garden projects;
5) Learn how to build and teach with a year-round
indoor classroom garden

AND  as a bonus...
6) Get help from Openlands staff (on request) with garden installation and
garden support team building at your own school site after the course is

Cost:	$60 to Openlands Project (limited number of scholarships available)
and an additional $20 to the CPS Teachers Academy for Professional
Development if you want Lane Credit

For more information or to get a registration form, call Glenda Daniel at
Openlands Project, 312/427-4256, ext. 228.  If you get a recorded message,
please leave your name, phone and  (optional) fax number or email.

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