I believe that the student is the one that should be the one to direct the learning. I teach alongside the student and base our lessons upon their interests. There are different techniques used depending on the topic being discussed.
It is essential for student learning to provide lessons are student-led. Engaging and relative lessons provided to students for hands-on learning and sharing with peers, is key to optimum learning. Structured expectations help students be successful.
I teach via online videos and take you on a adventure through storytelling and leading you through the seasons at Gaia's Farm and Gardens.
My teaching methods are plain, to the point, practical, and honest. Having been a tutor for developmentally challenged adults years ago, I love teaching, and incorporate humor in my classroom. Humor helps the student to learn and retain the information taught, as well as provides a calm, relaxing, inviting atmosphere which maintains interest in the subject I am teaching.
Lessons can be conducted at one of two locations: Home Visits: This way lessons can be tailored to your own requirements and any practical work done will be on your own garden or allotment. Together we can design and implement a system that works for you to produce the food you want to.
My classes have a theoretical base and are supported by audiovisual teaching materials, accompanied by recommended readings so that the student can deepen and expand their knowledge areas at their own pace. The practice is fundamental to learn the art of care and reproduction of plants. There are two options for practicing in the garden.
Sharing Hands On Practical wisdom, Answering your questions and helping you with practical 'way forwards', on a One to One as well as Group Basis
My method of teaching is through tasks. I'll give tasks with instructions.
My teaching method is to start the course with the wide explanation of the basic ideology of permaculture, define it's components and apply them to specific ecosystems. I'd also like to discuss the pros and cons of solutions to common problems.
Composting guide, urban permaculture experimenter, I can show you all the tricks to: - make good compost, - mulch (to save water, suppress unwanted plants, feed the soil, recycle garden & kitchen waste on site ...
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