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EVERYTHING can be taught in a school garden If you haven’t heard me say it before, it is worth repeating that literally EVERYTHING can be
Flanders Field Poppies Remembrance Day can be an abstract and complicated topic for small children. Where we live, and across most of the commonwealth, Remembrance
For our July 25 play research study group meeting, I presented slides from a presentation given at a recent Canadian Association of School System Administrators
The research on outdoor play is clear. Kids who get outside for at least an hour a day, rain or shine, are healthier, happier and
Thank you for joining me today for our session exploring how we might transition to teaching outdoors. The following blog posts and resources might be
These are strange and stressful days for educators heading back to school amidst a global pandemic. This 90 minute webinar is offered to districts or schools looking for inspiration, practical ideas, and capacity building for their school community who wish to take the learning outdoors as much as possible.
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If you ask me, just about anything can be taught in an outdoor classroom. Math and Science are two of the easiest subjects to try first when you want to
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 that children engage in when
The hardest part of going back to school is the grind of packing lunches day after day, while ensuring something resembling a nutritious meal is consumed. Honestly. The whole IDEA
Teaching outdoors is nothing new. As a species, humans have evolved to learn outdoors. For thousands of years, we have actively learned from experience alongside our elders. It is only