Garden Classrooms: Creating Access to a Healthier Future

Start Date
10/03/2018
End Date
10/03/2018
Description
DC Public Schools and OSSE are creating outdoor learning environments for 21st century schools. School gardens are a key component reflecting both the school community and surrounding community. These spaces ensure all students, including those with special needs, have opportunities to learn outdoors and connect with nature.Curriculum gardens paired with outdoor classrooms and teaching kitchens offer unique learning opportunities. Students grow and prepare their own food,learning about personal health and environmental stewardship.Experienced presenters Sally, Sam + Rick present case studies from two recently completed DC Public School garden classroom projects
Location
Washington, DC
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Agriculture / Local Food Production
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Understand what garden classroom programs and opportunities are offered in DC Public Schools.
2. Ensure that school gardens reflect both the school community and surrounding community.
3. Understanding how to make curriculum gardens accessible to all students.
4. Design strategies for outdoor classrooms, outdoor kitchens and curriculum gardens.
Instructors
Sally Parker, 202.727.3403, sally.parker@dc.gov Sam Ullery, 202.741.6485, sam.ullery@dc.gov Rick Schneider, AIA, LEED, 202.445.8325,RSchneider@ISTUDIOarchitects.com
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Course Codes
POASLA.DesignDC.20181003.09
Provider
Potomac Chapter ASLA


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