- Garden Based Education - http://gardenbasededucation.org -

The garden is a classroom at Dallas elementary schools

“The school garden is a really good vehicle for kids to connect to nature and the community,” said Sobel, who spoke at a REAL School Gardens meeting at Dallas’ Alex Sanger Elementary School in late February. “And there’s a lot of good research supporting the notion that integrating places like gardens into lessons increases student academic achievement. So it’s not making choices between test scores and healthy outdoor living. A garden well-integrated into the curriculum can actually increase test scores.” click to read more from The Dallas News… [1]