Course curriculum

  • 01

    Welcome to the course!

    • Getting to Know You and the Context You Are In

    • A Message from Jon Young: The Values of Connecting Children with Nature

    • How to use this course

    • Aspirations for this Course

  • 02

    Rituals and Routines: Cultivating a Relationship with Place

    • Repairing Emotional Isolation by Reawakening A Deep Nature Connection

    • Core Routines for Nature Connection

    • A Space for Reflection: What are we thinking about now?

  • 03

    Intentional Thinking and Risk Mitigation: Skills for Outdoor Environments

    • Intentional Pedagogy and Risk Mitigation (Resource Credit: Child and Nature Alliance of Canada)

    • Engaging in this Work as a Critical Thinker & Connections to HDLH

    • A Space For Reflection: What Are We Thinking About Now?

  • 04

    The Gifts of Wonder and Awe: Nature as our Teacher

    • Pedagogical Ways of Being with Children: Imagine a World (Richard Louv)

    • What Might This Look Like For You in Practice? Words on Wonder from Ann Pelo

    • A Space for Reflection: What Are We Thinking About Now?

    • Mandatory Survey-Workforce Funding

  • 05

    Resources and References

    • More resources for you

    • References

    • Authorship Page