Description: Are you interested in learning how to teach outdoors? Planning to move your classroom outside this spring and don't know where to start? Join us for a 2-hour workshop exploring outdoor instruction. Geared towards classroom teachers, but applicable for folks in other settings as well. This panel discussion will include practical advice, equipment recommendations, and teaching tips. Bring your burning questions! There will be time for Q & A as well as a planning session with your peers.
Susan Lee teaches 2nd grade at Park Day School in Oakland, California, where they shifted to a hybrid model in November with more than 50% of instructional time outdoors.
Kim "Flow" Hansmeier is a teacher at Ventura Charter School in southern California. As a former outdoor educator, she brings her students outdoors as much as possible, even pre-COVID.
Audrey Gabrielli currently teaches 6th grade integrated history and science at a public charter school.
Melanee Berlin is the Forest School Director at The Master's Academy Forest School in North Carolina.
Maura Goldstein is in her fifth year of exploring the forests of Ponderosa State Park in McCall, Idaho with the 3-5 year olds at Roots Forest School.