School gardens’ resource list.

April 24, 2015 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

Earlier this week we profiled three new books on school gardens, and decided that this was a great topic for a resource list. Judy A, one of our fabulous reference librarians,  has created a list including books, articles and internet resources (see the Internet items below).  TDSB teachers can check out our Garden-based Learning resource list  in Google at this folder – http://goo.gl/gXr4mg .   Remember to use your TDSB google login and not your personal gmail address.

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Selected Internet Resources:

Boyle, A. M. (2013). School gardens: Reconnecting children with nature and food. Scripps Senior Theses. Paper 142. Retrieved from:  http://scholarship.claremont.edu/scripps_theses/142

Gordon, C. (2014). Green thumbs at school: SPEC food garden lesson book.  Vancouver, BC: Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC). Retrieved from: http://www.spec.bc.ca/Resources/Documents/Food/WEB_July18_lesson_book.pdf

Harrison-Vickars, M. S. (2014). Kids growing: Implementing school-community gardens in Ontario. Retrieved from: http://agardenineveryschool.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Kids-Growing-Implementing-School-Community-Gardens-in-Ontario.pdf

Kelley, S. S., & Williams, D. R. (2014). Integrating STEM and sustainability education through learning gardens: A place-based approach to the Next Generation Science Standards. Clearing: Pacific Northwest Journal of Community-Based Environmental Literacy Education. Retrieved from: http://clearingmagazine.org/archives/10755

Wells, N. M., Myers, B. M., & Henderson, C. R. (2014). Study protocol: Effects of school gardens on children’s physical activity. Archives of Public Health, 72(1), 43. Retrieved from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4322466/pdf/13690_2014_Article_5056.pdf

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