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Student Learning Outcomes of Garden-Based Education: A Literature Review

Melanie Stewart Masters of Environmental Education Candidate University of Minnesota – Duluth May, 2014

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The Effects of School Gardens on Students and Schools: Conceptualization and Considerations for Maximizing Healthy Development

There are thousands of school gardens in the United States, and there is anecdotal evidence that school garden programs can enhance students' learning in academic, social, and health-related domains. There has been little rigorous research, however, on the effects of school gardens or on the factors that promote the sustainability of these programs.