First Grade Steps Up to Restoring an Endangered Habitat
Posted May 9, 2012
Our first grade students helped restore the habitat of the Sonoma Bayland by planting natural species for animals. Through this restoration project, our first graders reinforced classroom learning about endangered species and diminishing habitats, and lived the Jewish concept of “tikkun olam” or repairing the world.
"This project coincides with our preparation to lead our all-school t'fillah (service) later this month, when our students will receive their siddurim (prayerbooks) for the first time, taking a step toward increased responsibility and awareness of the world," said teacher Angeline Greenblat.
This restoration project is a project of the the Point Reyes Bird Observatory's STRAW (Students and Teachers Restore a Watershed) .