Charlottesville, VA – March 25, 2017

Using Your Outdoor Classroom

9:00AM – 12:00PM

Through fun and engaging hands-on experiences, participants will gain techniques for using outdoor classrooms as an integral part of daily preschool and elementary education. Discover how well-designed outdoor spaces facilitate children’s overall development in traditional academic areas, strengthen specific skills, and aid social- emotional growth. Finally, explore a variety of strategies for facilitating and assessing student learning in outdoor classrooms while engaging children with different levels of interests and needs.

 

Lunch Break (restaurants nearby)

 

Choosing Effective Indoor-Outdoor Materials

1:00PM – 4:00PM

Discover strategies for effectively using a variety of motivating yet inexpensive indoor and outdoor materials, including materials from nature.

 

Registration deadline: March 24, 2017. Limited space available so be sure to register early!