Joy Hartman from @Garrettheights2 infuses infectious enthusiasm into her teaching. In anticipation of hybrid learning, she incorporated the outdoors into every unit to share with her colleagues. She is a Mid-Atlantic Out Teach Teacher of the Year nominee.  #EducationIsOpen #TeacherAppreciationWeek

Out Teach, formerly REAL School Gardens, provides professional development for elementary school teachers. Out Teach prepares them to use school gardens, outdoor classrooms, and green schoolyards to improve instruction through three-dimensional project-based learning, and outdoor experiential inquiry-based education. Professional learning with Out Teach improves hands-on science and STEM education through instructional coaching and digital education resources and improves 21st Century skills.