Digging Deeper: Building Connections Between Your Classroom and Nature

Workshop
ID number
228803125
Date
Location
Busse Woods

Shelter 32
Elk Grove, IL 60007
United States

Time
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Environmental Educator Natalie Martin will lead educators through a variety of activities that can be done both inside and outside. As a group, work through challenges of having young learners outside, and troubleshoot issues that have happened in the past. All activities can adapted for indoor and outdoor spaces, and will focus on nature-based lessons! Bring the outdoors to the classroom and the classroom to the outdoors!

 

NOTE: WEATHER PERMITTING, THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD OUTDOORS!

Presenter
Learner objectives

- Explore activities that can build a connection between nature, the classroom, and state standards

- Develop a cabinet of nature-based activities that can be done indoors or outdoors

- Learn how to adapt programs to be brought outside

- Brainstorm and troubleshoot issues that educators have had with outdoor and nature-based programs

Intended audience
Administrator, Early Childhood Special and General Educator, Family Educator, Family Member, Occupational Therapist/Physical Therapist, Speech/Language Therapist, Teacher Assistant
Contact hours
3.00
State Performance Plan Indicator Alignment
SPPI 7 - Early Childhood Outcomes
Gateways training stage
Intermediate
Training topic area
Curriculum-Preschool, Learning Environments (Creating and Maintaining)
Gateways to Opportunity content area
Curriculum or Program Design