Learning in the Forest
Date(s) - Jul 19, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Burnaby/New Westminster CCRR
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Nature is a wonderful teacher, and free play in natural places is important for children’s early learning and sense of place. Discover why adult mentors play such an important role in nature education. Learn about the growing movement towards forest schools and how you can incorporate elements of this style of outdoor learning into your own classroom. If you don’t have a forest or a stream nearby, how can you provide excellent outdoor learning opportunities for your students?
- Child Growth and Development
- Child Health and Wellbeing
- Curriculum/Program Development
- Early Care and Education
Suitable for parents and early learning and child care professionals.
Professional Development Certificate
Professional Development Certificate Credit Hours
$18.00 members, $22.00 non-members
Registration Contact Email
Registration Contact Phone Number
604-931-3400 Ext. 0
Tricia Edgar has worked with children in the temperate rainforests of Vancouver for the last 16 years. She is the Education Coordinator the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre and is the president and founder of Fresh Air Learning, a non profit, play-based forest program for young children. She loves slugs, hummingbirds, and salmonberry flowers.