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April 21, 2017

Bringing the Outdoor, Emergent Learning into the Classroom

(Intro by Sonja Lukassen) Two days a week we bring the playing and learning that…
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kids collecting items in forest
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November 10, 2016

Letting a “wrong” answer stand.

By Sonja Lukassen, Lead Educator of Ottawa Forest and Nature School Making snail stew from…
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kids reading in forest
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September 30, 2016

Forest School First Aid

written by Petra Eperjesi, Manager of National Programs   One of the central tenets of…
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May 27, 2016

Asking myself “Why not?”

By Sonja Lukassen, Lead Educator Recently driving home to a later-than-usual evening with my children, I was mapping out the smoothest paths to bedtime. Upon being asked to shower as…
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kid hanging upside down
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March 1, 2016

Trusting Our Own Judgement

Posted by Sonja Lukassen, Lead Educator (I did not take any photos of the zip-lining…
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