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Early childhood educators & nature educators

Learn how to bring nature to your classroom… while creating an inclusive, culturally centered environment

Unearthing Joy partners with early childhood educators and environmental educators looking to introduce new nature-based curriculum and programming, transition existing programming, or learn more about a culturally centered approach to learning for young children.

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The first step is easy

Simply peruse and select from the workshops below. Each one will help you take existing nature-based programming to the next level or help develop new programming from the ground up.

Workshops on nature education

Multicultural Tools & Strategies in Nature Education

WHERE:

Virtual or in person

 

WHO:

Early childhood educators, nature & environmental educators, coaches, and program administrators 

 

WHAT:

Discover the framework for multicultural curriculum and a handful of tools to integrate multicultural elements into nature education

 

WHEN:

During scheduled group sessions with your own organization. We also occasionally repeat this workshop for educators at large; sign up below and we’ll let you know the next time it opens! 

 

Sign up for the waitlist

Using Multicultural Literature in Nature Education

WHERE:

Virtual or in person

 

WHO:

Early childhood educators, nature & environmental educators, coaches, and program administrators 

 

WHAT:

Often there is some hesitancy or fear of saying or doing the “wrong” thing when creating culturally centered programs or curriculum. One of the tools that offers a more accessible entry into creating culturally centered programs is multicultural literature. Learn more during this workshop!

 

WHEN:

During scheduled group sessions with your own organization. We also occasionally repeat this workshop for educators at large; sign up below and we’ll let you know the next time it opens! 

 

Sign up for the waitlist

Using Family & Land Cultural Stories in Nature Education

WHERE:

Virtual or in person

 

WHO:

Early childhood educators, nature & environmental educators, coaches, and program administrators 

 

WHAT:

Discover what family and land stories are, how to create them for a program, and how to connect them with activities

 

WHEN:

This workshop is past, but for those who missed it, will be online through mid March 2024

 

Take the virtual workshop

Using Community Culture Bearers in Nature Education

WHERE:

Virtual or in person

 

WHO:

Early childhood educators, nature & environmental educators, coaches, and program administrators 

 

WHAT:

Culture Bearers practice intergenerational lifeways and living, evolving cultural art practices that educate, exchange, and share in order to preserve ancestral knowledge. In this work, Culture Bearers hold a direct throughline from ancestors and teachers and center sharing their practice with youth

In this workshop, you’ll explore what community culture bearers are, how you can document their knowledge, and how you can honor their knowledge and skills in your program. A CEU certificate will be provided to all who complete the workshop

 

WHEN:

During scheduled group sessions with your own organization or as an online workshop for educators at large

 

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COMING SOON : Using Cultural Arts in Nature Education

WHERE:

Virtual or in person

 

WHO:

Early childhood educators, nature & environmental educators, coaches, and program administrators 

 

WHEN:

During scheduled group sessions with your own organization or as an online workshop for educators at large

 

Be notified when registration opens

COMING SOON :

Using Technology to Promote Community Culture in Nature Education

WHERE:

Virtual or in person

 

WHO:

Early childhood educators, nature & environmental educators, coaches, and program administrators 

 

WHEN:

During scheduled group sessions with your own organization or as an online workshop for educators at large

 

Be notified when registration opens

Ready to unearth joy in your classroom?

We help early childhood educators and nature educators develop culturally-centered, nature-based programming for the children and families they serve.

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