The Kaiser HS Peace and Sustainability Garden grows plants and students

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Paul Balazs and his students at Kaiser High School's Peace and Sustainability Garden.Paul BalazsCollege of Education (COE) student teacher, is making a big impact with his peace and sustainability garden at Kaiser High School. enrolled in the Department of Curriculum Studies (EDCS) Balazs says that "the learning that takes place in the garden helps students learn more about themselves, their relationships, the outside world and their place in everything." "Sustainability and Resilience Education shows that the garden has a profound impact on students who find a place to pursue interests, participate in meaningful service learning, and meet new friends." EDCS Professor Pauline Chinn explained. "Our garden students are introduced to the multiple benefits of ecosystem services, health and well-being, content in learning and cultural identity." Balazs has worked at Kaiser…
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