Family events in Kingston


Apr 06 2024


9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Introduction to Forest & Nature School and Nature-Rooted Learning

Embark on an enlightening journey into the world of outdoor education with the Introduction to Forest & Nature School and Nature-Rooted Learning workshops, taking place on April 6th from 9 am to 3 pm. This event is a deep dive into the principles of Forest and Nature School (FNS) and nature-rooted learning, designed for educators across various disciplines who are eager to integrate these dynamic and impactful approaches into their settings. Whether you’re a teacher, early childhood educator, student, or even a parent interested in enriching your child’s learning experience with the wonders of the natural world, this event promises a day filled with practical insights and hands-on experiences.

The workshops will cover a range of pivotal topics, including Outdoor Risky Play, Emergent/Child-Led Learning, and Curriculum Connections through Problem Solving with a blue marble learning scene. Each session is crafted to be engaging and immersive, offering participants the chance to interact directly with the material and experts in the field. You’ll explore the benefits of risky play, delve into the principles of child-led learning, and discover innovative ways to intertwine nature with the curriculum. These workshops are not just theoretical; they’re a platform for participants to gain the confidence and tools needed to bring a more dynamic, interactive, and nature-infused approach to their educational environments.

Set against the backdrop of the Kingston Forest and Nature School, this event is more than a learning opportunity; it’s a chance to connect with like-minded educators and advocates for outdoor learning. The day is structured to facilitate a comprehensive and engaging experience, with time allocated for workshops, discussions, and breaks to reflect and connect with fellow participants. By the end of the day, you’ll leave not only with new knowledge and insights but also with practical resources and a renewed inspiration to incorporate nature and forest school philosophies into your educational practice. Don’t miss this opportunity to transform your approach to teaching and learning, fostering deeper connections between students and the natural world

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