This checklist is for teachers / leaders heading out on on side / front-country day trip.
Emergency Response Plan (ERP) template: Below is an example of an ERP that has been developed over the years. This is a standard for all back-country field events and it can be adapted for side-country events. It is important to emphasize that its the very process of creating an ERP which informs a safety focused field experience.
Being prepared is fundamental to a positive learning experience. Participant preparedness is also a key ingredient in a solid risk management approach. Follow the links for specific program gear lists.
Tools for teaching from the Natural Teachers Network.
Green Teacher is a magazine that helps youth educators enhance environmental and global education inside and outside of schools. This affordable, quarterly magazine comes with fifty pages of ideas and activities. Issues contain ideas for rethinking education in light of environmental and global challenges, practical articles and ready-to-use activities for various age levels from 6-18, and resource reviews.
This document outlines some of our work with project-based and place-based personalized education.
This Collaborative Vision of Outdoor Learning in the Powell River School District is a report from April 2012.
This document is a celebration of existing outdoor learning opportunities within the Powell River School District. This overview will not only capture the many dynamic and unique individual programs, but it will showcase the big picture of Outdoor and Environmental Learning in the District.