Impact of Garden-Based Learning on Academic Outcomes in Schools

  title={Impact of Garden-Based Learning on Academic Outcomes in Schools},
  author={Dilafruz R. Williams and P. Scott Dixon},
  journal={Review of Educational Research},
  pages={211 - 235}
What is the impact of garden-based learning on academic outcomes in schools? To address this question, findings across 152 articles (1990–2010) were analyzed resulting in 48 studies that met the inclusion criteria for this synthesis. A review template with operational coding framework was developed. The synthesis results showed a preponderance of positive impacts on direct academic outcomes with the highest positive impact for science followed by math and language arts. Indirect academic… 

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