Posts Tagged ‘teaching’

Teacher Spotlight: Elizabeth Main

Thursday, March 13th, 2014
Meaningful experiences outside of the classroom are just as important for teachers as for the students they teach.  One opportunity for an outdoor experience came to Elizabeth Main, Florida elementary school teacher, in the form of a phosphate mine tour through Florida Ag in the Classroom. (more…)

Gardening with a Two-Year-Old: Life Lessons Learned

Friday, April 29th, 2011
Lately, watering the garden has moved to a whole new level at my house. You see my daughter, who just turned two, is in the “I can do it by myself, Mommy!” stage. She wants to own and control the garden hose. Either one end of the garden will be flooded; or, everything but the garden will get wet (including me). She doesn’t understand that her over-committed mommy wants to go outside, get the watering done, and move on to the next thing on her never ending to-do list. (more…)