7thMarch 2024

Trends and emerging ideas influencing the children and nature movement – report

07.03.24|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

The Children & Nature Network have shared news of this report which highlights some of the most compelling challenges and opportunities facing the children and nature movement today. The report, titled “Trends and emerging ideas influencing the children and nature movement” and authored by co-founders Richard Louv and Cheryl Charles, is [...]

7thMarch 2024

Chinese study shows how school gardens cultivate children’s interest in nature and ease stress

07.03.24|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

The Children & Nature Network share this report from China. Chinese researchers observed fourth-grade students over a semester, during which they participated in weekly activities in a campus garden. The study found that more than 60% of the students had a greater interest in nature after just four months. The [...]

23rdJanuary 2024

Nature-based field training for educators, Minnesota.

23.01.24|Categories: Miscellaneous, Places|Tags: , , , , , |

This Children and Nature Network feature (January 2024) shares how educators in Minnesota participate in an immersive nature-based field training. This is designed to help them transform their curricula, approaches to teaching, and ultimately, their school cultures. This is the first extended nature-based professional development series for teachers in Minnesota [...]

30thNovember 2023

Practical Guide to Teaching About Climate Change – International webinar 4th December 2023 at 14:00 (CET)

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This Teaching Green webinar is intended for primary and secondary school teachers and the professional public. The webinar aims to present materials that teachers can use in the implementation of climate education and to help students understand how global climate change affects our own local environment.

25thJuly 2023

Early years explore nature, art and culture outdoors

25.07.23|Categories: Miscellaneous, Resources|Tags: , , , |

The Children and Nature Network share news (July 2023) on how a nature preschool in South Carolina, USA, partnered with local Latinx organizations. Together, they guide students in creating “alebrijes” — a traditional Mexican art form involving the carving of wood into imaginative or mythical creatures. Check out the story [...]