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Our 1-day Summit on Connecting to Nature in an Urban World, April 19, features a morning plenary and roundtable sessions followed by interactive workshops and walkshops in the afternoon. Building on the Summit is our Conference, April 20-21, featuring keynotes speakers, hands-on workshops and networking opportunities.

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Friday, April 21 • 9:45am - 11:45am
Walkshop: Like Wildfire! The Model of Public School in the Forest Sparked in Vermont FULL
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In 2013, two teachers in a small socio-economically diverse school in Vermont, USA took their kindergarten class outside one day, every week, all year. Three years later, dozens of classrooms across the country follow a similar model. Join this session to experience the flow of our outdoor day and learn that you too can take your class outside to play and learn. We'll follow our outdoor routines(sit-spots, morning meeting, teacher stations and more) and discuss the infrastructure (toilets! fires!) and gear that we use. We'll do this all outside, come with appropriate clothing and enthusiasm!

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Eliza Minnucci

Kindergarten Teacher / Forest Educator, Forest Kinder
Eliza Minnucci, formally a pre-K and K teacher for ten years, is currently a full-time mom and a part-time forest teacher in Vermont, USA. In 2013 she founded the Ottauquechee School Forest Kindergarten Program in which she took her public school students outside one day, every w... Read More →


Friday April 21, 2017 9:45am - 11:45am
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