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The Magic Of A Garden

The Magic Of A Garden

Dec 27, 2014-- When the Cleveland Elementary School principal asked Mary Schriner, who was applying for a special education kindergarten teacher position, why she wanted to work there, Schriner responded, "Because your school looks like a prison yard, and I'd like to change that." Over the next six years, Schriner established six school gardens that serve as real-world classrooms, started an ecoliteracy program for all students, and facilitated student research that is making tangible changes in the district's food program. "This garden is not so much about plants as it is about working on relationships...it's about community in every way" says Schriner. Read more here. (28940 reads)


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