PD for Educators: Next Teacher in The Woods

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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.

Learn to Team Teach with the Natural World

Learn to Team Teach with the Natural World

Hone your capacity to leverage the brilliance of kids.

Hone your capacity to leverage the brilliance of kids.

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.

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“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