B-Outside with your Class
Plants and Animals to Know in Burnaby
- PLANTS and ANIMALS to KNOW IN BURNABY is a list of key species for childrent to get to know.
- translated version Animals and Plants to know this is the French Translation of the Plants and Animals to start with.
EEPSA Newsletters with pro d links and featured lessons
- EEPSA Weekly Teaching Tips
- EEPSA Weekly Teaching Tips (2)
- EEPSA Weekly Teaching Tips (3)
- You can get full access to a Green Teacher subscription with an EEPSA membership
- Roots and Research in Urban School Gardens by Veronica Gaylie
- Learning Gardens and Sustainability Education: Bringing Life to Schools and School to Life by Dilafruz R. Williams & Jonathan D. Brown
- Ripe for Change: Garden-Based Learning in Schools by Jane S. Hirschi
- Place-Based Curriculum Design: Exceeding Standards through Local Investigations by Amy B. Demarest
Outdoor Learning Books
- Messy Maths: A Playful, Outdoor Approach for Early Years by Juliet Robertson
- Dirty Teaching: A Beginner’s Guide to Learning Outdoors by Juliet Robertson
- The Teaching Green Series
- Coyote’s Guide: To Connecting with Nature by Jon Young, Ellen Haas, Evan McGown
- The Walking Curriculum: Evoking Wonder And Developing a Sense of Place by Gillian Judson
Inspiring Reads for Place-Based Learning
- The Goodness of Rain: Developing an Ecological Identity in Young Children by Ann Pelo
- Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer
- FNESC Science First Peoples Teacher Resource Guide: Grades 5 to 9
- Get Outdoors! Guide (Wild BC): provides quick and easy activities to guide your students’ outdoor learning. Includes information on how to prepare for outdoor learning, in-class and “make-it” activities (make your own sit-upons, pooter, zoom-in frames, etc.).
- Wild BC also has Project Wild kits for purchase, which comes full of activity kit bags and other essential props (Ex. a class set of mini-magnifying glasses which can be fun in the forest).
- Padlet: online, collaborative “poster board” style
- Popplet: good for brainstorming with photos and text, can be used for timelines as well
- Green Screen
- Explain Everything
- Click here for a list of all the Outdoor Education Resources at the DLRC
Curriculum Day Resources
Lori Snyder’s resources