Podcast

Mentoring Nature Connections

This podcast is for educators by educators, in the hopes of inspiring and developing our connections with nature. Let’s create a supportive and encouraging environment by sharing our personal experiences with learning, teaching, and playing outdoors.

What are the challenges of learning outdoors?

How can we connect learning outdoors with our curriculum?


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Workshops

classrooms

Classroom, school-based and district-wide workshop opportunities. Utilize your schools outdoor learning spaces

Nature routines and games

Support emergent learning


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Resources

Connections

Here you can find lesson ideas, video links, seasonal prompts, core competency connections and much more.

Connections to BC curriculum

Simple, easy, low-prep ideas


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Last news

November 25, 2021

Workshop

Nature Routines and Nature Games Are you wondering how to utilize the outdoor learning spaces on your schoolgrounds? Let’s investigate how we can use nature games […]
October 27, 2020

Owl and Woodpecker Sighting

Owls and Woodpeckers have been spotted several times this week (early November). The owl was more patient than the woodpecker to have its photo taken. I […]
October 23, 2020

Winter Ice Reflections

I went on a very chilly morning walk today. The first thing that caught my attention was the ground beneath my feet. It was crunchy and […]

What you need?


Teacher Kit

I always bring a phone (yes - for photos and but also for communication and safety concerns). I also bring a clipboard with a class list for anecdotal notes and documentation.


Field Guides

I have a range of local field guides to help support and nurture emergent learning (birds, bugs, animal tracks, mushrooms, trees, etc). Notice and Name. Compare and Contrast. Wonder.


Measuring Tools

Opportunities for mathematical thinking are all around. I bring tools that can be used for a wide range of activities, from string, rulers, cups to containers.


Nature Journal

Nature is a literacy rich environment. I bring a natural journal for each learner and a wide range of writing utensils to suit their needs and passions.

Videos

 

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