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The Invisible Classroom: PD for Educators

Inspire Curiosity Through Art of Questioning & The 8 Shields Model

Inspire Curiosity Through Art of Questioning & The 8 Shields Model

Nature Connected Teachers for Nature Connected Students

Nature Connected Teachers for Nature Connected Students

Calling all Teachers, ECEs, Principals, and Student Teachers.  The Invisible Classroom is a full day Professional Development option for anyone who works in the field of children's learning and development .  This workshop is a delve into a supportive framework and back-pocket tools for creating a rich experience for kids in the out of doors.

Key Principles in this training include:

• You can be very effective in supporting kids in nature, without being a seasoned naturalist, or having strong knowledge of ecology.

•  Integrating outdoor time with your class will have significant and lasting results on all the metrics: social & interpersonal, cognitive & academic, physical and emotion. 

•  With the right tools, your school yard and surrounding outdoor spaces are adequate to support meaningful outdoor immersion experiences.

Content:

•  Design a day-plan that is ergonomic for kids

•  Outdoor Immersion & Sensory integration as the foundation for the higher executive / cognitive function & emotional regulation we want for the kids we serve.

• Art of Questioning:  questions over answers for significant results in student engagement, retention, curiosty & focus.

• Games as a window into learning & development as well an effective means of fostering class culture & cohesiveness.

•  Linking Nature Connection with Curriculum

• Q&A on outdoor learning & development tools and process.

•  Turning up the volume of fun in the classroom :)


Earlier Event: April 5
ShelterMaker PD Day