Angela Cannon-Crothers is the Environmental Education Coordinator at the Cumming Nature Center in Naples, NY, about an hour South of Rochester. Angie explains what a Forest School is, why learning in and about nature is so important, and how Forest School and outdoor education may be a great option for learning while maintaining social distance.
For more information about their Forest School and the other programs offered at the Cumming Nature Center, please click the links below:
Forest School: https://rmsc.org/cumming-nature-center/forest-school/item/739-cumming-nature-center-forest-school-1
1:45 - What is a Forest School?
7:15 - What do kids do while at school?
10:20 - Who is Forest School good for?
13:20 - What about Math, Science, and ELA?
17:15 - Example of typical day at Forest School
23:45 - Outdoor education for social distance learning
32:30 - Why Forest School?
38:00 - Angie's own school experience as a kid