It’s finally happening, Planet Schooling – the book

by | May 29, 2020 | Ecocentro Ipec, Ethics, Homeschooling, Kids Gardening, Online Courses, Permaculture, Sustainable Living, Waste Free Living | 4 comments

We at Planet Schooling, are immensely grateful to announce that the Kickstarter campaign was a great success. The book – Planet Schooling will be available to pre-order once again in November. Watch this space for new updates.

We are super excited to present Planet Schooling – the book! Planet Schooling is about nature based learning for adults and children alike. Learn along side your child/ren, how to turn your backyard into a permaculture learning laboratory. The book was written for parents who homeschool, families who want to connect the home garden to extra curricular school work  and for community educatorsUnknown

Day to day routines in the home garden can become learning experiences, integrating mathematics, science, language arts and other subjects.

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Planet schooling has over 250 pages with more than 120 permaculture real-life activities. With easy to follow step by step guides on how to re-design your space. The space could be your backyard, community garden or even your school. By re-designing your area, you can turn it into an effortless learning space where you can grow food and become more resilient.

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Activities include classic permaculture design tasks adapted for children. Along with experiences in the garden, renewable energy experiments and one of my favourite topics, soil.

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This book demystifies environmental education whilst empowering you to take action for a greener future. The activities can be easily adapted for K-12. You don’t have to be a teacher, you just need a sense of adventure.

About the Author

Lucy Legan is co-founder of Ecocentro IPEC in Brazil, the largest reference centre of sustainability in Latin America, which demonstrates scalable models of social technologies.

She has played an integral role in environmental education in Brazil. A best-selling author of educational books on sustainability literacy, public speaker, and long- time ecologist, Lucy is passionate about encouraging children, educators and individuals to take environmental actions that will make a difference.

 

4 Comments

  1. Christine Cahusac

    Hi Planet Schooling,
    This project looks amazing! I will buy a pre-copy and possibly look into stocking it in our store one day.
    We are in the midst of putting together the 2021 Permaculture Calendar (see website for details).
    If you are at all interested in making a submission, please do!
    All the best,
    Christine

    Reply
    • Lucy Legan

      Sounds Amazing Christine. Definitely will love to participate in the calendar. We will check it out. Thanks for supporting us 🙂

      Reply
  2. Ana Paula Mesquita

    Hi! I realy enjoy It! It Will bê a portugues version??? Hope yes.

    Reply
    • Lucy Legan

      Hey Ana, we have the book Escola Sustentável in Portuguese. Saying that, after we translate Planet Schooling into Spanish we may do this edition in Portuguese too <3

      Reply

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