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How to Make Nature Your Classroom
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Fantastic Fall


In this FREE course, discover a wealth of spring activities students will love, and feel calm and confident taking your teaching outdoors!

The teaching needs during the pandemic have changed (and changed, and changed!), and taking your students outside is more important than ever! This course will be an introduction to getting your students outside and making nature your classroom! It will cover risk assessment, how to keep kids happy, safe and engaged outside in all weather, as well as nature themed games & activities to add to your teaching toolkit. This course includes an optional virtual community circle with time for participants to respond to discussion questions related to the current teaching situation. We've also added a webinar experience which will support learning and greater comfort in making connections to Indigenous Perspective with Natural Curiosity! Funded by NSERC


Module 1: An Introduction to Teaching Outdoors

Module 2: Making Indigenous Connections

Module 3: Videos & Tasks - Two Core Routines for Nature-Based Education

Module 4: Videos Modelling Seasonal Connections

Module 5:Tapping Into the Senses

Module 6: Trees & Plants

Module 7: Animals & Tracks

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Community Circles

Community Circles are something that we have offered in the past for this course-a time to come together with others to discuss and debrief concepts, principles and activities in this course. We are not offering Community Circles as part of the course this season. If you or your team are interested in taking part in a PD opportunity regarding how to teach in the outdoors, please contact for more information!

Register for Fall Course!

Winter and Spring How to Make Nature Your Classroom courses

It's not too late to take part in our winter and spring courses-in each section you will find videos, children's book suggestions and links to season specific resources! Enroll today!

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Register for Spring Course!
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