The Nature of Teaching: Health and Wellness Workshop

Date/Time

Date(s) - 07/19/2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Presenter: Purdue Extension
Event Website: https://ag.purdue.edu/extension/nature/Pages/Health-Workshops.aspx
Contact Name: Rod Williams
Contact Phone: 765-494-3568
Contact Email: rodw@purdue.edu

Location

Kokomo Public Library

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Event Details

A professional workshop for K-5 educators and administrators interested in the academic and health benefits of connecting children with nature.

What can you expect?

  • Each participant will receive a resource binder containing 15-20 lesson plans
  • Lunch (provided)
  • Activity and literacy books
  • Hands-on outdoor activities

Lectures and Activities
Educate and introduce participants to the many ways of connecting children with nature!

  • Benefits of connecting children with nature
  • Exploring with your senses
  • Guided imagery
  • Creative writing
  • Natural play
  • School Gardens
  • Physical Activity

Field Exercises
Fun and informative, these guided exercises introduce participants to outdoor activities that can be incorporated as part of teaching and learning.

  • Educational Hikes
  • Animal tracking
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Natural Play

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