What does it take to grow a community garden in schools? Hear from this passionate presenter about how she works with teachers to bring gardens into their own schools and classrooms.
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Real Japanese Gardens
BY JENNY FEUERPEIL
@ VOL 97
ON NOV 28, 2012
We love Japanese gardens, and we want the world to know more about Japanese gardens. Japanese gardens can teach the attentive observer a great deal about Japan and Japanese design, from design concepts and careful material selection to Japanese history, culture and religion. Learn more on Jenny's site.
"Presentation of the Day" on January 31, 2013.
7 Design Lessons from Japanese Gardens
BY JENNY FEUERPEIL
@ VOL 103
ON MAY 29, 2013
After 3 years of working in and looking at Japanese gardens, Jenny Feuerpeil of Real Japanese Gardens summarizes the design (and life) lessons she has learned so far in the gardens of Kyoto, Kamakura, and Tokyo.
"Presentation of the Day" on June 14, 2013.
The School of Poetic Computation
BY ZACH LIEBERMAN
@ VOL 1
ON AUG 14, 2014
Zach Lieberman talks about technological inventions, the School of Poetic Computation, and drinking wine and arguing.
Fed up with how the school system is treating its students, Zach decided to create his own school that allows the students to be more involved with eachother, and to learn from each other.
Gardens of Winter
BY HANNAH SKOONBERG
@ VOL 5
ON OCT 27, 2014
Hannah Skoonberg recently graduated from the Univeristy of Tennessee with an MFA in printmaking. She is currently teaching printmaking classes at WKU. Here she speaks on her most recent exhibition, which explores the ideas of memory and object.
"Presentation of the Day" on November 19, 2014.
Tilling Fallow Land: How school gardens can be integral to the next generation of public schools.
BY ELIAS ATTEA
@ VOL 14
ON FEB 12, 2015
For a child, a garden is more than a greenspace. It can be a place for peace, learning, and ownership. School gardens have been a revisited movement that have caught much momentum in the United States, and Pond Gap Elementary is a local advocate. Horticultural pedagogy is more than just seeing plants grow. School gardens can be an alternative to a more natural and tangible outlet for school curriculum, therapy, and physical and emotional development.
Community Supported Apprenticeships
BY JESSICA DEAN
@ VOL 20
ON AUG 18, 2016
Community College students need skills and experiences to inspire and qualify them for employment. Jessica Dean, Raven Powell, and Sandra Wairimu invite you to ask: how might you work or craft to heal yourself, heal your place, and invite students in your community to join you, to learn together?