Picture Rich Visuals for this Holiday Season: Discover Widgit Online 0Widgit Online is a super easy-to-use webtool for creating visuals and picture supported materials -- just type and the pictures pop-up! You can even copy and paste text in.
More Resources and Inspiration from Introducing Indigenous Philosophies to Little People Web Workshop 0
In this 60 minute Louise Kool Web Workshop, she shared the experiences, books, and resources she has used to bring the Seven Teachings to children at the University of Winnipeg Child Care Centre.
We found numerous online materials that can guide research, inform how to connect with First Nations communities and inspire further reflection.
Outdoor Classroom Planning Guide 0Over 50 pages of great ideas, real world examples,strategies, inspirations and tips for realizing an Outdoor Classroom. Broken out by different learning areas, this guide will help you create a new quality outdoor learning area or ready your existing space for STEM, literacy, creative arts, construction as well energetic play.
3 Quick Transformations of Tarmac into an Outdoor classroom 0
The health, educational and developmental benefits of open-air learning have been prompting early years classrooms to move outdoors for a number of years. And now the need for outdoor learning spaces is pressing more than ever as a preventative health measure in the midst of a pandemic. But many schools are challenged by a lack of naturalized spaces and instead are surrounded by an abundance of paved playground and parking space.
We look at three quick and flexible ways to gain softened outdoor classroom space without resorting to jackhammers or bulldozers.
SWIR: Strategies for Keeping Instructional Tools and Toys Safe 0
With new stringent sanitation standards in schools and child care centres, is the only safe option, plastic toys? Do we have to walk back the naturalization (wood pebbles, feathers, fabrics etc) of our classrooms?
In this third in a series of blog posts on how child care centres and classrooms are re-opening while keeping both children and staff safe in a COVID world, we've organized some hygiene strategies for instructional materials and toys: Sanitizing/Washing, Individualizing and Rotating (SWIR).
How the Third Teacher can Teach Hygiene 0
Across Canada child care centres are re-opening, facing many decisions on how to keep both children and staff safe in a world reshaped by COVID-19. Ready access to sanitation options can make it easier for children to self-regulate and incorporate enhanced hygiene practices. In this first of a series of blog posts we’ll look at furnishings that help centres adapt to heightened sanitation and hygiene standards.