Mon, Oct 21|
[Outdoor Learning Store Course] Naturally Inclusive – Engaging Children of All Abilities Outdoors Fall Course
Four-part course from EENC partner organization Outdoor Learning Store for educators on the healing, nurturing power of nature in the lives of young children with diverse abilities. Register on their website.
Time & Location
Oct 21, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
About This Event
Naturally Inclusive – Engaging Children of All Abilities Outdoors Fall CourseDrawing on her knowledge of research and her decades of work with children in nature, join Ruth as she weaves together advice, real-life examples, and testimonies from educators and families on the healing, nurturing power of nature in the lives of young children with diverse abilities. Joining us too is Karen Lai, Accessibility and Inclusion Specialist who will share expertise and her lived experience perspective on what it means to truly offer inclusive programming. Session Dates, Times & Themes: 1. Accessibility and Inclusion in the Outdoors: Monday, October 21 – 7pm Eastern Time / 4pm Pacific Time 2. Welcoming Spaces and Places: Monday, October 28 – 7pm Eastern Time / 4pm Pacific Time 3. Equal Opportunities: Monday, November 4 – 7pm Eastern Time / 4pm Pacific Time 4. Envisioning a More Inclusive Future: Monday November 18 – 7pm Eastern Time / 4pm Pacific Time Registrants will receive:
- Access to 4 live 60-minute virtual sessions
- Links to the recordings of all sessions (available for up to 3 months after)
- A Certificate of Completion (4 Learning Hours)
- A 10% discount code to access Outdoor Learning Resources, including the book, Naturally Inclusive: Engaging Children of all Abilities Outdoors.
$60 Early bird and $80 regular price. Early bird ends Sept 30th!Your Facilitators:
Dr. Ruth Wilson works as an educational consultant and curriculum writer with special expertise in the area of early childhood environmental education and other initiatives in connecting young children with nature. Dr. Wilson’s career includes working as a classroom teacher in both regular and special education settings and with Sesame Street in designing nature education programs.
Karen Lai is an Experienced Consultant in Accessibility and Inclusion, particularly focusing on individuals with disabilities. She leads honest and authentic conversations about inclusion by instilling a sense of curiosity, thus shifting the culture of inclusion.Course Recommended Resource:
Naturally Inclusive: Engaging Children of all Abilities Outdoors by Ruth Wilson, PhD. Upon registration you will receive a 10% discount code towards helping access Outdoor Learning Resources, including this book.Group / Organization Registration:
We offer 10% off for groups of 10 or more who register together. You can use this discount code at checkout: UTWRQCTY