Chesnut Charter Elementary Selected For Captain Planet Foundation
Project Learning Garden
Posted: July 28
By Dunwoody School Daze, also seen in theahaconnection.com
Dunwoody, GA– July 28, 2015 – Chesnut Charter Elementary School (DeKalb County) has recently been selected for a Captain Planet Foundation’s Project Learning Garden grant. Captain Planet Foundation is an international environmental education foundation for youth inspired by the successful Captain Planet and the Planeteers cartoon.
The three-year Project Learning Garden program provides schools with strategies for building effective and long-lasting garden-based learning programs. Teachers at pilot schools are provided with professional development for every grade level, interdisciplinary curriculum aligned to state and national standards, lesson kits with the necessary supplies for hands-on learning, a schoolyard garden, fully-equipped mobile cooking cart, and a summer garden management intern. Read Full Article