Intergenerational Landed Learning

Intergenerational Landed Learning

Intergenerational Landed Learning

Date posted: June 1, 2016

Today is Intergenerational Learning Canada Day!

Intergenerational Landed Learning is an initiative by the UBC Faculty of Education to bring elementary school children and community gardeners together at the UBC farm. From September to June each year, classes of grades 3 to 7 children partner with Farm Friend volunteers to sow, grow and harvest food crops using sustainable gardening practices.

To learn more about this project, visit their website.

Interested in embedding literacy in gardening? Email library@decoda.ca to borrow The Garden Classroom: Hands-on activities in math, science, literacy, and art.

Or, visit Learning through Gardening, an online resource from Ireland, designed for adult literacy tutors.

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