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SD #38 Transition to teaching outdoors

Thanks to Grauer and Spul’u’kwuks elementary schools for having me join your professional learning today! The following blog posts may be helpful as you build capacity for outdoor play and learning. Transition to teaching outdoors tips for teachers Teaching prep outdoors Homma walking field trips What to wear teaching outdoors

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Sooke Teachers’ Association

Outdoor play and learning: November 19, 2021 Join Megan Zeni for this full day workshop that collectively allows us to rethink where learning happens in our schools. We’ll explore pedagogies of play and place while considering how these approaches can be used to joyfully engage children in cross-curricular learning from

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UBC EDCP 320 Physical Health Education

This page is for B.Ed students in the faculty of education at UBC with active links for resources shared during our class that will remain here after our class is complete. If you have quality PHE resources suitable for emerging professionals not listed here, please be sure to connect with

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Outdoor Classrooms

BC Science Teachers’ Catalyst Conference

It can all be taught outside: Teaching the K-7 science big ideas, core & curricular competencies in your outdoor and garden classrooms Session description: Participants will be introduced to hands-on, interactive, and joyful ways of naturally engaging children in scientific thinking outdoors. Leave with specific strategies for engaging students in cross-curricular

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NDSB – Transition to teaching outdoors

What a fun night with colleagues from the Niagara District School Board! Thank you to all who joined in on our first session of the series. The session was framed around this blog post, if you could not register but want more information!

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Outdoor Classrooms

Outdoor play & learning

What a full day we had discussing all things outdoor play and learning! Thank you to everyone who joined me today from the Okanagan-Skaha school district. In our full day session we discussed where and how learning happens in our schools. We explored practical applications of loose parts play outdoors,

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Outdoor Classrooms

Van Dusen – The Garden Classroom Series

Hello classroom gardeners! Thank you for joining us as we kick off another year of garden learning together. You’ll receive a reminder and the link each month from Van Dusen, so watch for that for continued access to the series going forward. Session Three: November 4, 2021 During out November

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Teaching across the curriculum outdoors

Bothwell elementary, SD #36 professional learning webinar September 2, 2021 Thank you to all participants who joined us to discuss how we might re-think where learning happens at school! The blog posts mentioned during our session can be accessed here: Ten tips for teaching outdoors What is risky play Risky

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Take them outside: why outdoor play matters

Child Care Resource and Referral Webinar August 10, 2021 Thank you to all participants who joined us this evening to discuss unstructured outdoor play and why it matters! The blog posts mentioned in our session can be accessed here: How To Build A Mud Kitchen How to build a bug

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ADST End of Year Project: Magidome

From time to time, I am sent teaching resources to review. I was offered a Magidome kit during the 2021 school year and was excited to see what learning this kit might offer our students. But, with all the complications of this school year, we simply did not have time

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