Grow a 自然-based school
We help early childhood educators add and refine 自然-based approaches 与in their curriculum
Our work includes all models of infant, toddler, preschool, & early elementary-aged programs.
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Preschool Beyond Walls: Blending Early Childhood Education and 自然-based Learning
作者:Rachel A. Lari更多的
Preschool Beyond Walls, written by Samara’s founder and Chief Visionary, Rachel Lari更多的, illustrates practical and strategic ways educators can create rich, 探险的, and interdisciplinary learning through extensive outdoor experiences. Learn how to develop and implement a 自然-based curriculum to support children’s optimal learning, from start to finish. 你是否’re creating a new curriculum or transitioning from a conventional approach Preschool Beyond Walls will be a useful resource. (It’s even useful for those at the infant, toddler, and elementary levels!)
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Evaluating 自然ness: Measuring the Quality of 自然-based Classrooms in Pre-K through 3rd Grade
By Patti Ensel Bailie, Rachel A. Lari更多的 *, & 阿里安娜E. Pikus
This new book introduces the NAture-Based Education Rating Scales (NABERS) for Pre-K and K–3—a tool of measuring the quality of 自然-based program. 的 book also includes tips and tricks for moving the needle towards quality. 的 tool addresses:
→ Program goals and curriculum practices
→ Community partnerships
→ Family engagement
你是否 want to evaluate an existing 自然-based program or discover how to shift your program toward a 自然 focus, this book is for you!
*Rachel is Samara’s Founder & Chief Visionary
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Reflecting on Practice Downloadable Workbooks
的se workbooks are designed to help individuals or teams think deeply about a 自然-based education topic. Each downloadable workbook includes prompts to help guide your reflections and/or your conversations 与 colleagues.
We have a wide range of topics for these workbooks so if you’re looking to grow your 自然-based practice, check them out today!
Oh, and did we mention each includes a certificate of participation?!