Posts made in December, 2018

A Quick Start Guide to an Inspired Teaching Garden

Posted by on Dec 14, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 0 comments

Dear Curious Educator, Do you have a roadblock when it comes to teaching outdoors? What if we examined these roadblocks, did a flip turn and used them as a guide for an Inspired Teaching Garden? In the Quick Start Guide to an Inspired Teaching Garden, we explore five Creative Approaches to making learning come alive outdoors. All in five days! This is how it works. Once you sign up, I will send you an email each day, for five days. Each email will guide you with prompts to get you thinking of how the outdoors can be an amazing tool for teaching and learning. I also draw cards from my NEW...

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Register Your Interest for the Seeds of Inspiration Learning Deck

Posted by on Dec 14, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 0 comments

Register Your Interest for the Seeds of Inspiration Learning Card Deck Want to make an Outdoor Classroom but don’t know where to start? The Seeds of Inspiration Learning Card Deck is an idea generator for your Outdoor Classroom.  The deck features photographs from The Four Types of Gardens; Gardens that Feed; Gardens that Attract Wildlife; Garden for Art and Beauty; and Gardens as Learning Stations. Each card offers questions as prompts to guide your Outdoor Classroom design and nature-based curriculum for teaching outdoors. How to Use the Cards: There are no wrong answers. Use the...

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Let’s Grow Math Outdoors Master Class: Register Your Interest

Posted by on Dec 9, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 0 comments

Hello Math Enthusiasts, Have you heard the phrase “Math is everywhere” over and over but still get caught up in how to teach it outdoors? Are you and your children bored with the “same old”, “same old” way of teaching Math? Are you looking to dig a little deeper? It’s so much easier to be inspired and have a plan for introducing Math Outdoors than it is to do the same thing over and over without results and barely getting the creative juices flowing. Guess what! You are in for a treat! The NEW Let’s Grow Math Outdoors Master Class will give you...

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Let’s Grow Literacy Outdoor Master Class: Register Your Interest

Posted by on Dec 9, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 0 comments

Dear Literacy Enthusiasts, WELCOME! Are you in love with Nature Based Children’s Books and can’t figure out how to bring them to life outdoors? Do you read outdoors, under a tree with children, but want to take these experiences to the next level? Do you want to capture children’s wonder outdoors with NEW nature-based literacy activities? If you are interested in adding Literacy to your Outdoor Classroom design plan and want to collaborate with other natural teachers about growing literacy outdoors then this course is for you. Ready to plant seeds of inspiration and grow...

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Designing an Outdoor Classroom

Posted by on Dec 9, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 0 comments

Hello Curious Educator, Do your children get bored outdoors? Are you a parent or teacher that would like to transform your outdoor space? Do you get overwhelmed thinking about creating an Outdoor Classroom?  Where do I start is questions I hear all the time. During my time cultivating the Children’s Garden and Outdoor Classroom at my children’s elementary many years ago, I learned firsthand the power of reconnecting children with nature. I also learned that well designed outdoor spaces can have an important impact on child development. If you are thinking about developing your outdoor...

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