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Learn, Grow, Eat, Go! Community Partner Training

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Trini Mendenhall Community Center

1414 Wirt Road

Houston, TX 77055

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Let’s Get Growing Healthy Communities with Learn, Grow, Eat, GO!

You are invited to register for a professional development (5-CEUs) training to introduce TX A&M AgriLife Junior Master Gardener curriculum "Learn, Grow, Eat. Go!" This exciting project driven curriculum is TEKS Aligned for grade levels 3rd to 5th. Attend training to learn about possible school garden “mini” grants with MOU. This training will prepare members of your school garden crew to support your program. Invite your PTO members and volunteers to attend and "Let's get your garden growing"!

Learn, Grow, Eat & GO! Curriculum provides ten (10) concepts of instruction that emphasize Science, Math, Language Arts/Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Physical Education, Health, Horticulture, and Nutrition all with a solid correlation to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards.

Total number of TEKS: 9

Total number of TEKS eligible for STAAR testing: 36

Total number of TEKS eligible for STAAR testing as Readiness Standards: 16

Total number of TEKS eligible for STAAR testing as Supporting Standards: 20

A garden can be good for the mind, body, and soul! This training will cultivate awareness of how school gardens can be used as a tool to educate children and families on the importance of healthy eating and active lifestyles. Using the new Junior Master Gardener (JMG) LGEG curriculum and Walk Across Texas (WAT) lessons and activities, participants will learn how to: integrate learning (LEARN!) in science, math, language arts, and health with a school garden (GROW!); incorporate tasting vegetables and vegetable recipe demonstrations (EAT!); and increase physical activity in children and their families (GO!)

Register by February 20th or contact Sheryl Nolen CEA 4-H Youth Development/JMG Specialist for information at snolen@ag.tamu.edu

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid, service or accommodation in order to participate in this program are encouraged to contact AgriLife Extension 5 days prior to the event to determine how reasonable accommodations can be made.

Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. The Texas A&M University System, The United States Department of Agriculture and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating.

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