Articles By Jennifer Baron
Feel like making your own outdoor virtual choice boards for a hybrid blend of green time & screen time? Check out my article in Green Teacher, Summer Edition, 2020. It’s FREE at: Outdoor Virtual Classroom Choice Boards.
Ten Strategies for Strengthening Outdoor Learning At Your School, by Jennifer Baron. Green Teacher, Fall 2020. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for the full article.
Math on the Land by Jennifer Baron & Towana Brooks in ETFO Voice Fall 2020
Bend Wellness, The Podcast: Take Me Outside with Jennifer Baron
Short videos to spark natural curiosity. Eco-Inquiry Playlist on YouTube
Resources for Pedagogical Lens behind Eco-Games & Virtual Choice Boards:
- Outdoor Education
- Environmental Inquiry
- Place-Based & Play-Based
- Eco-Action & Youth
- Subject Integrated across all divisions
- Culturally Responsive, Equitable & Inclusive
- Establishing Racial Equity in Environmental Ed
- Intersectional Environmentalism
- Mental Health and Well-Being in Nature
- Green Teacher Magazine: Outdoor Virtual Choice Boards by Jennifer Baron
- Ten Strategies for Strengthening Outdoor Learning At Your School, by Jennifer Baron. Green Teacher, Fall 2020.
More Resources & Ideas to teach your curriculum outside, ecological literacy and for eco-action, from the Early Years to High School!
Green Teacher Magazine’s Climate Change Education Resource Hub
Council of Outdoor Educators of Ontario: Outdoor Learning Tips
Megan Zeni’s Room to Play
Dr. Hilary Inwood’s Art & Environmental Education
Juliet Robertson’s Creative Star Learning
First Nations, Metis and Inuit Education Association of Ontario, Resources (You need to make a username, but it’s free to do so and the resources are AMAZING!)
Pathway Project to Stewardship and Kinship, Peterborough, Ontario
EcoSchools Canada for Environmental Leadership & Eco-Action Projects
Science Teachers’ Association of Ontario & Ontario Teachers’ Federation: Assessment for Outdoor Learning
Toronto District School Board – Get Outside Month Lessons
Toronto District School Board – Take Math Outside & Online Webinar
Zinn Education Project – Climate Justice Education Materials
Centre for Ecological Literacy: Ecological Education Resources
Finally, here are some of my favourite books to spark Eco-Inquiry!