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Nature & Inquiry Community of Practice: Taking it Outside!

May 19, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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Nature & Inquiry Community of Practice Session 5: Taking it outside!

This training is to help educators to think about how children can use outside as a platform for learning. In this session, educators will explore what an outdoor classroom can offer children v/s inside a classroom. Teachers will go in-depth about how to recognize the different types of learning that happens in a natural environment. When the environment is set up with intentionality children are able to understand what the environment is telling them to do. In addition practitioners will brainstorm ideas on how they can offer and/or enhance their outdoor space that facilitates learning just like a typical classroom that supports curiosity, imagination, and interactions with peers.

The Nature & Inquiry Community of Practice will meet monthly on the third Thursday from 12:30-2:30 pm EST through June 2022. The cost is free. Each COP is approved for 2 hours of ECE-TRIS credit.  

For more information on our Communities of Practice, go to www.4cforkids.org/training/communities-of-practice.

For a downloadable flyer, click here.

COPs in 2022 are being planned as virtual events with the potential for in person opportunities in the future. 

Thank you to our sponsors at the Lift a Life Foundation and Metro United Way for making this a free opportunity for our early childhood community.

Notice: This is an online class.  Please make sure you include a valid email address when registering and that you have internet and email access at the time of the session. This session will be conducted via Zoom, and you will be required to participate via video and audio through a computer, phone, or tablet. All classes are on Eastern Standard Time.

Level 3  CDA 3  CC 1, 4   Audience-All

2 Credit Hours


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May 19, 2022
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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