Sensory experience–a hallmark of science, nutrition, and environmental education–is much harder to deliver via screen. However, a few months ago I was inspired me to turn over a new leaf.
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Return of the Dirt Girls: Fostering Teamwork and Inclusion in the Garden
A little over a year ago, I established an after school club that I dubbed “Dirt Girls.” The decision to limit participation only to girls was initially motivated by the relative inequity in STEM fields. According to the National Girls Collaborative Project, women make up just 29% of the STEM workforce. Research suggests that timeContinue reading “Return of the Dirt Girls: Fostering Teamwork and Inclusion in the Garden”
Dirt Girls to the Rescue: 12 Sets of Hands Make Light Work
A lot of tiny hands help maintain the school garden after school.