Kirkwood classroom hatching up a hands-on approach to learning

Most suburban grade school kids’ knowledge of chickens comes from children’s books or the odd nursery rhyme. That’s changing fast in Kirkwood, MO, where a class project is underway to care for and observe two of the birds. It is a dream experience for their teacher, who tells HEC-TV she’s learning about these animals right along with her students.

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Kirkwood classroom hatching up a hands-on approach to learning

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am