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Supporting Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth Outside

Webinar Archive Supporting Transgender & Gender Nonconforming Youth Outside–May 22, 2024   Gender expansive youth represent a growing demographic of students who utilize school gardens and outdoor classrooms. In spite of this, many programs continue to be built around traditional gender roles, from introducing classes as “Ladies and Gentlemen” to

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School Garden Summer Programming

Webinar Archive School Garden Summer Programming–April 30, 2024   In many climate areas, school gardens are thriving in the summer with a limited number of students and personnel to enjoy it. Hear from West Broad Street YMCA in Savannah, GA and DNATL Community Food Council in Del Norte County, CA

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How to Structure Impactful School Garden Professional Development

Webinar Archive How To Structure Impactful School Garden Professional Development –June 21, 2023   From full day workshops to short mini trainings, there are many ways to provide in-person professional development to teachers and educators so that they can confidently conduct garden-based education. This webinar dives into two methods: professional

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Decolonizing Garden Education

Webinar Archive Decolonizing Garden Education – February 15, 2023 The global Covid-19 pandemic created multiple challenges and tragedies and changed the way many of us operate professionally and personally. It also highlighted the importance of being outdoors and learning from the land. It forced us in garden education to rethink

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Music In the Garden

Webinar Archive Music in the Garden – January 18, 2023 This webinar demonstrates how to incorporate multi-sensory musical experiences into your school garden curriculum. Symon Hajjar of Hot Toast Music Co. shares songs and lesson ideas, and facilitates discussion about how to take advantage of the integrated learning opportunities found

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A Replicable Teacher Professional Development Framework for Your SGSO

Webinar Archive A Replicable Teacher Professional Development Framework for Your SGSO – NOVEMBER 18, 2022 Learn about a replicable teacher professional development framework for a webinar series designed to help school garden educators build gardening confidence, foster collaboration among leaders, and strengthen garden programs for long-term success. Members of the newly

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GSG Summit Lightning Talks

Webinar Archive GROWING SCHOOL GARDEN SUMMIT LIGHTNING TALKS – October 19, 2022 This facilitated hour-long session consisting of 5-minute Lighting Talks from a variety of school garden professionals. All of these presentations were featured at the Growing School Gardens Summit in April 2022. After each talk, reflection questions are shared to

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Grow & Preserve Food Using NGSS/STEAM

Webinar Archive GROW & PRESERVE FOOD USING NGSS/STEAM – SEPTEMBER 19, 2022 Join Hope Sickmeier of Southern Boone County Elementary in Ashland, MO to learn how schools teach STEAM & NGSS and preserve food in the 21st century. Hope shares ideas on how to use STEAM in the garden to enhance

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Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education

What is Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education (CRSE), and how can we apply this CRSE approach in school garden education? In this presentation, originally delivered as part of the 2021 SGSO Leadership Institute, Denita White, Manager of Equity Content for Tulsa Public Schools, shares a CRSE framework, shows examples from real students and teachers, and then invites participants to consider how this lens could be applied to their work.

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