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Arranging Classroom Furniture: An Unobtrusive Glimpse into How Teachers Teach — Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice

How teachers arrange the furniture in classrooms gives a peek into how teachers teach. Look at these photos taken last year of elementary and secondary classrooms that have different furniture arrangements. Note the different arrangements of  desks. In the first photo, rows of movable desks face the front of the classroom where the teacher’s desk […]Continue reading “Arranging Classroom Furniture: An Unobtrusive Glimpse into How Teachers Teach — Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice”

Nature School

Nature Schooling: what is it? How can we use existing models to create something new?

Regenerative Agriculture potential in Saudi Arabia — Date Palms & Camels

The Al Baydha Project is amazing! The video and story are narrated very well by Neal Spackman, who co-founded and directed some of the project . If you are into learning about conservation ecology, agroforestry, regenerative agriculture, permaculture, rural poverty and climate change, then check out the Al Baydha project in Saudi Arabia. This project […]Continue reading “Regenerative Agriculture potential in Saudi Arabia — Date Palms & Camels”

Senegal farmer grows lush oasis in the desert using permaculture techniques

I am investigating the permaculture in the desert for the Nature strand of MBAT. I want to move away from the woodland focus of northern Forest schools. This man in Senegal has achieved something remarkable! Senegal native and permaculture pioneer Goran N’diaye has created a lush oasis in the middle of the desert in hisContinue reading “Senegal farmer grows lush oasis in the desert using permaculture techniques”

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Hi, I’m Jason. I am running the project for the Abu Dhabi Farm School- Madrasat Bayt al Tabiea. In this blog you will be able to read about the project as it develops

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