Posts Tagged ‘Students’

Teacher Spotlight: Tracy Mendoza

Thursday, September 19th, 2013
"When students see pictures of starving children in Africa, it never dawns on them to ask 'why?'" This is one reason Tracy Mendoza feels teaching soil science is so important.  As a Gifted Education teacher for grades 1 through 5 at Northlake Park Community School in Orlando, FL, Ms. Mendoza is passionate about teaching students to think globally. (more…)

Helping Communities Grow Spotlight: Hansen FFA

Friday, July 6th, 2012
Attention FFA advisors and students: Your chapter could win up to $5,000 through the Nutrients for Life Foundation’s Helping Communities Grow chapter program.  To find out more information, visit (more…)

An Outdoor Education

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011
I am collaborating with teachers and staff at our elementary school in designing an outdoor classroom.  It has turned into a labor of love my daughter and me. She is excited about having gardens, compost piles and rain barrels at her school. I think I will recruit her to train the teachers that swear they kill every plant they touch. (more…)

Excuse me sir, do you know anything about Fertilizer?

Friday, June 18th, 2010
One thing is for sure: strangers don’t quite know what to say when asked if they know anything about fertilizer. (more…)