Posts by Victoria Hackett

FREE CALL! The Mini Math Kit

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 0 comments

FREE CALL! The Mini Math Kit I will be offering a FREE CALL called “The Mini Math Outdoors Kit” at 7:00 pm (EST) on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.  You will learn what every Math Kit should have and also have an opportunity to share your reflections from the 5-day Math Challenge. I can’t wait! Get on the VIP Interested list Today!  Learn 5 Key Elements for your Mini Math Outdoors Kit. Reflect on your 5 Day Math Outdoors. Meet fellow Natural Teachers. DATE: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 TIME: 7:00 p.m. (EST) LOCATION: from the comforts of your home How does it work? Once you...

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The Let’s Grow Math Outdoors e-Course {VIP list}

Posted by on Sep 11, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 0 comments

Have you enjoyed the FREE 5 Day Math Outdoors Challenge? Are you interested in diving a little deeper? Would you like to connect with teachers to learn how they are infusing Patterns, Time, Numbers, Measurement and Data Collection into their Outdoor Classrooms? STARTING ON October 15, 2018, the brand NEW e-Course called LET’S GROW MATH OUTDOORS will be launching!  Each week we will study math concepts, how to teach them outdoors, and so much more! Interested? Get on the VIP list today to get all the updates as they come in. Sign up for the Let’s Grow Math Outdoors e-Course VIP...

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5 Benefits to Garden Hiding Places

Posted by on Aug 19, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 0 comments

5 Benefits to Garden Hiding Places  Do you remember creating forts when you were a kid? Do you remember what you felt like inside your newly constructed hide-away? When I was a child I remember turning my parents patio chairs over and moving all the cushions around to create the most magnificent secret house. I loved retreating somewhere small and cozy. I often wonder if this had anything to do with being the youngest of 5 children. Regardless, what if you could create a special garden retreat in your Outdoor Classroom? What would it look like? Children love small spaces and the feeling of...

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Children’s Garden at Long Hill & Sedgwick Gardens

Posted by on Jul 25, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 0 comments

Children’s Garden at Long Hill & Sedgwick Gardens In May, The Trustees of Reservations invited kids and their families to the opening day of the Children’s Garden at Long Hill and Sedgwick Gardens in Beverly! Kids planted colorful, annual flowers and organic vegetables in the magical Children’s Garden. They were invited to plant one or as many as they could! This past week I visited the Children’s Garden and marveled at its beauty. The Children’s Garden at Long Hill is not only great for children, it’s also great for families. Its simplicity in design...

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4 Key Steps to linking Environmental Education and Literacy

Posted by on Jul 17, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 0 comments

4 Key Steps to linking Environmental Education and Literacy How can environmental education be linked to or taught through literacy using Garden Signs, Little Free Libraries, and Curriculum-on-the-Go Kits? What is the first thing you see when you walk into an Outdoor Classroom? Is it a Welcome Sign? There is nothing more inviting than a Welcome sign! A Welcome sign is an invitation. A Welcome sign gathers community. Welcome signs come in all shapes and sizes, as do communities. A Welcome sign invites visitors to the outdoor space and leads them into a new space. For learning and teaching,...

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