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Training Type: Online Real Time

Total Hours: 2

Cost: $ 75

Scholarship: Yes

Conference: No

Contact Information:

Wendy Cohen
(802) 498-3350

Nature-Based Education in the Age of COVID and Beyond: Extending: Songs, Games, & Activities that Support Outdoor Learning Deb Norris

Special Topics:
Sponsor: Vermont Higher Education Collaborative
Instructor: Emma Hallowell, MS, and Joan Carey, M.Ed

Spending time outside benefits academic, social-emotional, and physical learning. Join experienced outdoor educators Joan Carey and Emma Hallowell as they strengthen our understanding of why nature-based learning is crucial, especially during the pandemic. Participants will gain inspiration and strategies to put immediately into place. This training demonstrates nature-based songs, games, and activities that support learning, enhance thematic units of study, and build community. Participants will learn a variety of ways to engage young learners, including: o Determining materials for loose parts play o Supporting imaginative outdoor play o Developing movement games for cold days o Leading songs and finger plays

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development
  • Healthy Environment & Nutrition
  • How We Teach
  • What We Teach
  • Preschool/PreK
  • School-Age
Session Dates
Session Times
March 10, 2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Additional Information

This training is part of a series of 4. Each of these events is listed in the link.