May & June 2013
Dirt Is Good For You!
Learning in nature has been proven to enhance connections, decrease stress, engage the senses, inspire creativity and improve overall well-being. Commit yourself to teaching lessons in nature. Want to know more? Join Heritage Museums & Gardens' educational team for workshops through the year. CEUs or PDPs are available for these workshops.
All of the following programs are being held at Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA, 02563. For a full schedule of workshops for 2013, click here. For additional information, please contact Tobey Eugenio at firstname.lastname@example.org or 508.888.3300 x. 159.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Fee: $40 for one workshop, $70 for both workshops
The Importance of Visual-Spatial Learning, 9am - 12pm
Discover tools for providing more authentic learning opportunities for children in both built and natural environments and through purposeful movement. Gain a deeper understanding of why visual-spatial learning is important and how the visual-spatial learner is often misunderstood. Explore techniques for supporting each child's unique talents and abilities, and ways to use the natural world as a link to oral and written literacy.
The Arts and Nature, 1pm - 4pm
Discover engaging art experiences inspired by nature that help children make deeper connections with the world around them. Experience the Look-Move-Build-Sketch planning tool that encourages multifaceted arts exploration. Learn helpful strategies for supporting each child's individual needs, especially children with sensory integration challenges.
Saturday, June 29, 2013
We Dig Dirt: Supporting Infants & Toddlers in Outdoor Classrooms, 9am - 12pm
Explore effective ways to facilitate meaningful infant and toddler learning experiences in well-designed outdoor spaces. Discover practical strategies for addressing some of the challenges of working with very young children outdoors. Gain ideas for helping infants and toddlers explore the natural world and grow up with a sense of wonder.
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 02563