Banff

Alright everyone, I have been missing for awhile.  A lot has been going on.  Being a teacher means I live a life of exhaustion, highs and lows.  Love my job, but it has been taking me away from the outdoors.  In the summer I have the pleasure of traveling to Banff, AB.  I haven’t been […]

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Outdoor Classroom

One of the things I love about being a teacher is learning new techniques and going to professional development sessions. Recently, I went to a PD session that looked at how to incorporate the outdoors in our classes and how to enhance nature literacy in students. What an amazing experience!  And I had the chance […]

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New Orleans

Well, my little sister got married on Monday!  It was a wonderful ceremony and we had the opportunity to visit New Orleans in the process.   We didn’t stay long.  It was a quick flight down, touristy things one day, wedding day, and fly back.  But, we saw some beautiful scenery.   Even in the […]

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Teaching Outdoor Education

One of my favorite parts of my job is teaching the subjects I am passionate about. Part of that is, not surprisingly, nature! One of the CTF options I teach to kids is Environmental Stewardship and Outdoor Pursuits. Long name, I know. But we shortened it and now we love it! One piece of the […]

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Worms and Plants

So, I am a teacher as some of you know.  I teach Grade 5 (LOVE it!).  One of my favorite parts of my job is giving the students something different and real for them to do.  This sometimes comes in the form of work or sometimes just an experience. This year, I started a worm […]

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