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We are very proud to announce the addition of a new Greenhouse Learning Zone in Lower Garden at OMI/Excelsior Living Library & Think Park!
A.L.L. Green Futures Eco-Stewards revel in the new greenhouseContinue reading “New Greenhouse Grows At A Living Library !!” »
A Living Library itself is an art work—our founder, Bonnie Ora Sherk, has made her career by transforming public urban spaces into more human-friendly, ecological habitats. (See video of her talk at Mills College Art Museum in a previous blog post!)
Our A.L.L. Garden / Ecology / Multi-Arts / Literacy / Nutrition Teachers emphasize to students the importance of creating art and transforming our environment and ourselves through art. For instance, students learned about the usefulness of scientific illustration to communicate knowledge visually. A.L.L. Teacher, Cecilia Frisardi conducted a lesson at the OMI/Excelsior Living Library & Think Park in flower anatomy which included dissection and illustration.Continue reading “Transformation: Learning through Art” »
A Living Library is looking for awesome PreK-12 Garden / Ecology / Multi-Arts / Literacy / Nutrition Teachers in diverse locations, San Fransisco.
(Craigslist Post: http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/npo/5679602884.html)Continue reading “A.L.L. is Hiring! PreK-12 Garden / Ecology / Multi-Arts / Literacy / Nutrition Teachers” »
Every year, our A.L.L. Garden / Ecology / Multi-Arts / Literacy / Nutrition Teachers work diligently to create a relevant, standards-based, interdisciplinary, and fun, hands-on curriculum for students (PreK-12) and teachers, that meets national and state standards and also helps to improve the local environment of each school and neighborhood. In San Francisco, our school programs are based at 7 SFUSD schools in OMI/Excelsior, Bernal Heights, and Chinatown. Combined at these schools we work with over 1000 children and youth each month in hands-on learning, beginning with the very young children to those in high school.Continue reading “A.L.L. is Planning New School Year Common Core Curriculum !” »