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The Compost pile excites my special needs students like no other! We visit it every other week, adding, chopping and turning.

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coffee grounds and cafeteria waste are particularly fun for their smell and textures.

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But what really excites everyone is pulling the grubs out of the rich moist compost heap!

Whats been instructive is having the kids draw what they do with the pile, and what they see in it. The results display each child’s level of understanding, observation, comprehension, and creativity.

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Tahereh Sheerazie

Tahereh likes to hike, bike, quilt, cook and most of all garden. She has been a garden ranger with EnrichLa since January 2015. She teaches middle school children, many of whom have special needs which has necessitated a slow, mindful approach to place based garden education. Improving soil, making compost, harvesting water, growing natives and ancient grains and journal writing, is what she enjoys doing most with the children.