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Keynotes and Events

Journeys into Nature USA with Claire Warden 23-07-2018

Training, Tennessee, USA

Due to popular demand this event is sold out, however we are looking at dates for 2019


If you wish to register your interest for 2019, please drop us an email at emma@mindstretchers.co.uk with your details & location so we can assess geographical demand.


Below is some information on this years event.


 


Find inspiration with Claire Warden on a Journey Into Nature!


As educators, we need to slow down: watch children fill themselves with all the possibilities of learning with nature and to allow children the time for a childhood full of excitement and joy inside, outside, and beyond


Keynote speaker at the upcoming World of Wonder Conference, Claire Warden is bringing her Journeys Into Nature training course to the USA for the very first time.


There’s only a few spaces left - don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to benefit from 4 days face-to-face top quality training with International educational consultant and author Claire Warden.


Be at the forefront of the global movement of Nature Pedagogy, gain in-depth insight, improve your practical skills and network with like-minded colleagues.


As educators, we need to slow down: watch children fill themselves with all the possibilities of learning with nature and allow children the time for a childhood full of excitement and joy inside, outside, and beyond.


Claire Warden's course will give you the theoretical understanding of nature pedagogy as well as the practical skills to begin to intertwine nature with all forms of learning. 


Dates: 23rd to the 26th July 2018


Venue: Ferntop Nature Preschool, 7731 Fernvale Road, Fairview, TN 37062


Cost: $1200*


You should join Claire's Journeys Into Nature if...



  • Intertwining nature with learning is important to you

  • You're looking for new and innovative ways to teach your curriculum that allows you to engage all types of learners

  • You want to create and implement strategies and action plans to transform the way that children learn

  • You're want to nurture your own connection to nature


The training includes...


Days One to Four (July) - 4 days of in-depth face-to-face training with Claire. Improve your practical skills and also your understanding of how nature can provide you with a rich variety of resources and learning opportunities. We will also look at the use of digital technology in nature-based learning. You will leave these sessions feeling confident in the new skills you have gained. 


Webinars - Join Claire in the virtual world to examine the theory behind nature pedagogy and improve your understanding of the natural world. Explore the concepts of how nature effects the brain. The webinars are recorded so you can access them at your convenience.


4 Fascination Series books - packed full of practical skills and tips


Downloadable training handbook - to support your learning


Downloadable training journal - to record your experiences


Workshops include...



  • Nature Pedagogy

  • Embracing Risk

  • Nature and the Brain

  • Wood Whittling

  • River Systems

  • Wind Sculptures

  • Charcoal

  • Light and Shadow

  • STEAM


"Brilliant. It has been an awesome, exciting, 'full on' few days which we have all loved. This course has turned me upside down and I am determined to continue the journey."


Prep/Early Years Teacher, Australia


Price includes lunch


*payment must be made in full before the course begins. We can offer a 2 stage payment. For more information, please email emma@mindstretchers.co.uk 


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