SIGN UP FOR SCHOOL GARDENS TRAINING WORKSHOP: MONDAY, OCTOBER 15
"Understanding Gardening Work and Curriculum Connections"
For Burbank teachers and parent Garden Volunteers!
Parents and guardians interested in helping with student activities in the school gardens are invited to take part in this special training opportunity on Monday, October 15, 2018 from 3 - 5 pm @ Burbank School Conference Room, with visits to the Garden Classroom and Vegetable Garden. Thanks to grant funding from the FBE (Foundation for Belmont Education), this workshop is free. Spaces are limited to 25 adult participants.
Sign up for the workshop here:
Questions? Email Harriet Wong firstname.lastname@example.org.
Katie Folts, Director of Education at Massachusetts Horticultural Society, will lead a workshop reviewing some basics of gardening in Massachusetts. She will share practical tips on garden-classroom management, review monthly garden tasks that can engage students, and highlight connections to Belmont's K-4 curriculum. Volunteers will gain practical tips for gardening with children and familiarity with the school gardens at Burbank.
Read about the Burbank Gardens and how they are used by students and teachers here: