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3 Quick Transformations of Tarmac into an Outdoor classroom

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

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).

Learning Outside the School in a COVID World

Learning Outside the School in a COVID World 0

Across Canada child care centres are re-opening while keeping both children and staff safe in a world reshaped by COVID-19.  In this second of a series of blog posts we’ll look at outdoor learning for a safer education environment in a pandemic context.
Rethinking Sharing, Remembering Play – New Web Workshop with Diane Kashin

Rethinking Sharing, Remembering Play – New Web Workshop with Diane Kashin 2

Rethinking sharing can lead to new perspectives and possibilities. Join Dr. Diane Kashin, RECE on June 26th at 1:30pm for a new web workshop, presented by LKG about play-based learning in the time of COVID. Explore the possibilities, get resource suggestions and ideas and reflect on the opportunities and challenges for ECE’s in an era of enhanced hygiene, distancing and sanitation standards.
How the Third Teacher can Teach Hygiene

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.

Until April 30th -- Get Free Freight

Until April 30th -- Get Free Freight 0

Get Free Freight to any order received before April 30th 2021.
  • Aigerim Malataeva