Friday July 24th, 6 – 8 p.m. : Schools as Outdoor Classrooms
Teachers, educators, parents: are you ready to learn how school gardens can be used as outdoor classrooms – interactive places to experience, hands-on, math, science, social studies, even literature? Meet Kellie Karavias, nationally recognized educator, dubbed a “Food Hero” by Jamie Oliver, who will speak about her experiences in “School Gardens as Outdoor Classrooms” at the Myriad Gardens Terrace Room.
Register by July 20th. Cost: $5. Kellie’s presentation will be followed by a free reception.
Saturday July 25th, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Growing Great Minds: How to Engage your Students in the Garden
This professional development class offers the opportunity to explore the Junior Master Gardener curriculum, an award-winning, hands-on elementary school curriculum with activities and lessons aligned with Educational Standards. Shelley Mitchell, the Oklahoma JMG Coordinator, will teach the class. Teachers leave with four hours of continuing education credits as well as a full Junior Master Gardener curriculum.
Due to funding from our sponsors Sustainable OKC, Sierra Club and Kam’s Kookery, this $60 value class is available for only $10. Register now if interested, only a few spots are still available.
Presented by the Urban Ag Coalition of OKC, Myriad Botanical Gardens, and Sustainable OKC.
Special thanks to our sponsors Sierra Club and Kam’s Kookery, and our partners OKC Harvest, CommonWealth Urban Farms, and Closer to Earth.