Nature Based Learning

Last month, Miss Natalie and I were fortunate to be able to join a community of over 40 educators from around the country that all share a passion for encouraging the innate love that children have for nature. We spent two days with these wonderful people in the mountains right outside of Asheville, North Carolina. The three phenomenal facilitators are all founders of Santa Barbara, CA based Academy of Forest Kindergarten Teachers. Whenever I tell someone that I went to a workshop or training, usually the first question that is asked is, “What did you learn?” Well, two days filled with hands-on training can lead to quite a lengthy response, but here are some of the many highlights from th

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