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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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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Stanley Park

When my husband and I got married last year, it was wonderful.  We had a lovely ceremony in my grandfathers backyard. For our honeymoon, we decided to explore Vancouver for a long weekend.  As the weather is once again freezing, I am reflecting on warmer weather and beautiful scenery! It was a beautiful sunny day […]

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Walk in the Park

Sunday mornings are my favorite.  My husband and I take our dog out to the local dog park.  It such a wonderful place!  There are trees, fields, river views, and just nature! No matter what I’m feeling, going outside into nature gives me a sense of contentment.  Every stress that may be weighing me down, […]

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