Megan has collaborated with play and learning experts and research groups to discuss the benefits of play, risky play and how to bring it all together in your outdoor classroom.
During our final August PLAY Journal group meeting, we reviewed the article “Through the Kids . . . We Connected With Our Community”: Children as
In my neighbourhood, kids knock on doors to ask if so and so can come out to play in an ongoing giant game of capture
Teaching outside has a long list of challenges, and trying to complete paper crafts in the wind, rain or snow tops my list of tasks that
In my work with teachers I am often asked what risky play is. Risky play is simply a way of organizing observed categories of thrilling play
For generations, the use of tools was a rite of passage and a normal part of any child’s growth and development. Somewhere along the way,
This ten part series is offered monthly to school districts or organizations who wish to host professional learning for teachers in garden-based education. Each session will unpack systemic barriers with practical and cost-effective solutions that are scaffolded for capacity building.
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Math is all around us in nature, and patterning can be a great entry point for students to engage in mathematical thinking and learning while exploring and playing outdoors. The
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
Have you ever had to do something that required your undivided attention while the music was blaring, the TV was on, or a room full of people were laughing and
International Mud Day is June 29th this year, and if you are going to have a garden with kids, it makes sense to have a mud kitchen. Not only is