Determine classroom projects and goals through exploring class interest.
Walk-through of Course Overview
- Review the course overview with the class and create student-led projects.
- Determine student’s interest and knowledge of Horticulture to shape projects.
- Provide flexible options and goals for independent work and group projects.
Introduction to Plant Journals
- Plant journals can be used in this course as a way for students to document personal progress, self-led interests, and to showcase projects and development. Plant journals can work as a place to build a portfolio if students are seeking to explore Horticulture as a career.
- Provide examples of plant journals that encourage self-expression and creativity.
- Research one (or more) plant grown in Alberta and write in your plant journal anything interesting from your research. Be ready to share your findings with the class next week.
- Plan a goal with a technical element or combines two or more subjects together.
- Book Report: students choose book based on interests.
- Introduce an awards program that celebrates interests and goals
- Plan for end of course portfolio development and steps in between.