Early Childhood Nature Workshop Spring 2020
Due to the strong recommendations from the CDC regarding social distancing, we have decided to postpone this event to a later date. We will post a new date as soon as we can.
Thank you for your understanding.
Get Outside! Nature-Based Learning for Early Childhood Educators
Presented in partnership with AEOE & the Center for Nature & Place.
Have you heard the buzz about the benefits of bringing nature and place to young learners?
This half-day workshop on nature- and place-based learning in the early years is geared towards early childhood through elementary school educators.
Workshop includes instruction, a tour of the Environmental Nature Center's Preschool, and a light lunch.
Following this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Summarize the benefits of interaction with nature for young children
- Choose approaches for exploring the natural world and local community with children
- Discuss nature- and place-based strategies for curriculum integration, standards alignment, and developmental goals
- Create plans for integrating nature-based learning into teaching practices and current curriculum
Date: Saturday, March 21, 2020 (10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Read more about the workshop on the event flyer here.
Registration for this event is currently closed.
Saturday, March 21, 2020
No housing needed.