It is that fun time of the year again in the northern hemisphere known as winter or if not yet winter soon will be coming to a place near you! It’s beginning to be freezing cold with a side of freezing rain or maybe snow for the luckier parts of the world. The outdoor class... Continue Reading →
Do we need nature centers in this modern era? Don't most kids learn the same things in nature centers that they are already learning at schools?
Planning an outdoor class can be summed up into 5 main topics: #1 Location, Day, & Amount of time #2 Safety #3 Standards or Why are you going outside? #4 Activities: Materials needed & back up #5 Behavior Plan #1 Location, Day, & Amount of time Pick a location that makes sense for the... Continue Reading →
vxnkcYou may be looking at this article just to find out who this guy Freeman Tilden is and what he has to do with teachers. That is okay in the world outside of environmental education and the U.S. National Parks he is not well known. Even as a field biologist major in college... Continue Reading →
For this week’s blog I am bringing to you all the FREE (yes you read correctly) free lesson plans and webinars on the National Wildlife Federation’s website and also breaking them down for you to show you what an awesome resource they can be to help with planning your outdoor class! Full disclaimer: I... Continue Reading →