Categories ECA Collaborations
National Quality Standard
|QA1||Educational program and practice|
|QA2||Children’s health and safety|
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
|3||Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning|
Dr Claire WardenClaire Warden is one of the world’s leading consultants and writers on the use of consultative methods in education, particularly for her Nature Pedagogy Approach.
This module is designed to provide a practical understanding of Nature Pedagogy. It is relevant for all early childhood education and care professionals who are interested in incorporating nature learning within their setting. This is an introductory module and does not need any prerequisite knowledge of the topic.
In this course you will:
- list the four fundamental elements that influence the way you work with children
- describe the four features of Nature Pedagogy and how you would consider these while creating your learning structure
- summarise the theory of loose parts and take practical steps to use them more effectively within your setting
- demonstrate the thinking behind play affordance and implement it with the children you care for and educate.
Duration: 1 hour