Next Teacher in The Woods: PD for Educators

No Prior Naturalist Knowledge Needed

No Prior Naturalist Knowledge Needed

A fresh take on outdoor education. Get your colleagues together with GOS Instructors for a session full of practical tools & hands-on experiences to level up your work as a teacher outside of the classroom.

Play the games, engage the challenges, and share in a rich conversation on the tools & frameworks of nature connection, and our changing roles ans educators. This is an effective option for teachers, EAs, ECEs and principles ready to leverage the outdoors for huge results in learning and development.

$55 / per participant,minimum 15

Outline & Content

Choose between a 3 hour or day-long session. Your place or ours.

Bring Awe & Wonder in the classroom.  Enrich curriculum delivery with tangible and multi-sensory experiences give life to class projects, subjects, and lessons.

Bring Awe & Wonder in the classroom. Enrich curriculum delivery with tangible and multi-sensory experiences give life to class projects, subjects, and lessons.

The Natural World as teaching aid.  Leverage the brilliance and curiosity of kids for big results in student engagement, focus, and well-being.

The Natural World as teaching aid. Leverage the brilliance and curiosity of kids for big results in student engagement, focus, and well-being.

Why Outside? Nature Connection as Foundational to Cognitive Function & Emotional Balance

The Art of Questioning: Leverage Child Curiosity and Brilliance

Curriculum Links: Nature Connection as a Window into all curriculum strands

Designing For Success: The Flow Learning Model

The 8 Shields Framework for Nature Connection as applied at The Outdoor School and in the Classroom.

Developing the Student: The attributes of nature connection.

Changing the conversation: Nature Connection versus Nature Education

• Q & A: An opportunity to workshop your questions, concerns and ideas with other practitioners.

“Teachers are no longer the brokers of information as they once were. The education of today is must include significant experiences of connection, compassion, of belonging, and a felt sense of responsibility.” - Program Lead, Chris Green