Next Teacher in The Woods: PD for Educators


no prior naturalist knowledge needed.

Learn the tools for outdoor education based on curiosity, art of questioning, and the core routines of nature connection.

Outline & Content

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

Seminars cover:

• 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 Model 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