The Power of a Plant: A Teacher's Odyssey to Grow Healthy Minds and Schools

Autor: Boss, Suzie
Ritz, Stephen

Editorial: Rodale Books

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Precio de Lista:$26.99
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The Power of a Plant: A Teacher's Odyssey to Grow Healthy Minds and Schools : In The Power of a Plant, globally acclaimed teacher and self-proclaimed CEO (Chief Eternal Optimist) Stephen Ritz shows you how, in one of the nation's poorest communities, his students thrive in school and in life by growing, cooking, eating, and sharing the bounty of their green classroom.

What if we taught students that they have as much potential as a seed? That in the right conditions, they can grow into something great?

These are the questions that Stephen Ritz - who became a teacher more than 30 years ago?sought to answer in 2004 in a South Bronx high school plagued by rampant crime and a dismal graduation rate. After what can only be defined as a cosmic experience when a flower broke up a fight in his classroom, he saw a way to start tackling his school's problems: plants. He flipped his curriculum to integrate gardening as an entry point for all learning and inadvertently created an international phenomenon.

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Educación   Educational Policy & Reform
Biografía y Autobiografía   Educators
Educación   Experimental Methods

ISBN 13:9781623368647
ISBN 10:1623368642
Formato:Tapa Dura
Tamaño:9.38" l x 6.32" w x 1.02" h