The 6th Annual Summer Institute for Nature- & Place-based Early Childhood Education
This 3-day online conference is an inspiring, hands-on, and experiential professional development event, hosted by the Prescott College Center for Nature & Place. This is an opportunity to collaborate with a passionate and diverse group of early educators, be mentored for a year by an individual we think you'll work best with, and collect a multitude of resources on nature and place-based education. Are you ready to have some fun??
Participants will discover:
~What nature and place-based early childhood education is and why it's such a hot topic in ECE today.
~Ways to align their current teaching practices with the pedagogy of nature and place-based learning.
~How to plan nature and place-based experiences for young children that are developmentally and culturally appropriate, inclusive, and linked to early learning standards.
~Effective strategies to advocate for nature and place-based activities in their programs and community.
~Current advocacy efforts for increasing inclusive and equitable access for all children to nature and place-based learning.
~Community resources and partnerships for increasing inclusive and equitable access to natural environments for children and families.