Highlands, NJ – April 1, 2017
Learning with Nature
9:00AM – 12:00PM
Explore some of the common barriers that keep children from creating positive connections with the natural world, and discover ways families and educator can counteract them.
Lunch Break 12:00-1:00pm (Please provide your own lunch)
Using Your Outdoor Classroom
1:00PM – 4:00PM
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.
Registration deadline: March 31, 2017. Limited space available so be sure to register early!