Natural Connections can facilitate professional learning opportunities that focus on:
Supporting staff teams to make links with good educational practice through natural environments, allowing children to seek their own adventures, follow their imagination and interests, test their theories and make their own discoveries.
Supporting the management of adventurous play for learning opportunities, including risk/benefit assessments.
Workshops exploring authentic nature based experiences across the broad curriculum.
Developing STEM thinking in a natural way with children.
Facilitating nature based literacy and numeracy workshops.
Guiding teams in professional dialogue and intentional teaching.
Using pedagogical documentation to guide and follow the children’s interests and plan for future learning, including building a cycle of planning.
Planning and supporting an excursion to a 'beyond' space.