Edutopia's new series profiles young people who are making their learning more authentic by taking it into their own hands, on their own time. This series is produced by Mobile Digital Arts and Twin Cities Public Television, as a companion to an hour-long PBS special that is now available to watch.
More Edutopia Coverage on Garden-Based Learning
- VIDEO: The Edible Schoolyard Yields Seed-to-Table Learning
This campus gardening project has done more than teach students about the fundamentals of organic gardening. It's taught life lessons about interdependence, caring for the environment, and the value of hard work.
- BLOG: Five-Minute Film Festival: School Gardens
This video playlist goes outdoors to check out school gardens around the country which provide great green lessons about cooperation, sustainability, and stewardship of the earth.
- BLOG: How Does Your School Garden Grow?
Edutopia Blogger Suzie Boss explores how campus gardening initiatives offer fertile ground for project-based learning.
Visit the Is School Enough? series page to see more videos on informal learning.