Jennie Fitzkeeis back at school and shares how valuable it is for children to spend time outside exploring nature and discovering new things for themselves.. Head over to the post to read the newsletter that Jennie sends to the parents including some great photos of children learning by experiencing.
Nature is the Greatest Teacher for Children by Jennie Fitzkee
Covid-19 has actually made teachers rethink how to best teach young children. At school, we decided that spending more time outside is better for children. We teachers all know the benefits of nature, yet the demands of what children need to learn, including providing opportunities for technology, have pushed nature aside over the years.
Not this year!
At last we are back to basics, the root of investigating and discovery. Thank goodness.
The erosion of outdoor play in schools, and also art and music, has been a thorn in my…
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