Author: Sharon Danks

About Sharon

Sharon Danks

Sharon Danks is the Founder of Green Schoolyards America and author of Asphalt to Ecosystems: Design Ideas for Schoolyard Transformation. She is one of the world’s leading experts on living schoolyards, and was recently the keynote speaker at the opening session of the 2018 Green California Schools and Community Colleges Summit.

This interview originally appeared in Green Technology Magazine and was republished with permission. Sharon Danks describes the benefits that transforming schoolyards as public resources can bring to students, teachers, and communities. I was wondering if you can tell me what green schoolyards are, exactly? Green schoolyards are rich outdoor environments that strengthen local ecological systems, provide hands-on learning resources, […]