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Online Learning versus Learning with Nature, by guest blogger Catherine Ross

“As a child, one has that magical capacity to move among the many eras of the earth; to see the land as an animal does; to experience the sky from the perspective of the flower or a bee; to feel the earth quiver and breathe beneath us; to know a hundred different smells of mud and listen unconsciously to the soughing of the trees…”, … 939 more words

At Issue

At Issue: Kids, Parents and The Great Outdoors

Ruth Lera could be any mom.  She describes herself in her 2012 article “Learning To Love The Natural World” for Today’s Parent as a “hodgepodge” and says that finding a place to pat herself on the back can be difficult. 218 more words


Week #5: Get dirty - get out into nature

If I could stand on a soap box that overlooked the world and was heard by the masses, I would shout out that the one book every parent, teacher, carer and custodians of children must read, re-read, instil, take on-board, pass on, deconstruct, adhere to, debate, act upon is: 400 more words

Saving The Planet - 1 Week At A Time...

Amplified Time

“Unlike TELEVISION, nature does not steal time, it amplifies it”.

Richard Louv, 2008

Last Child in the Woods


Habitat provides a link to Nature

If I think about it carefully, sometimes a guiding hand leads me down a new path quite effortlessly.  And so it happened when I read my latest issue of… 452 more words


Travel: The cure for nature deficit disorder?

How many of us do a lot of outdoor things when we’re at home dealing with our routine lives? Sometimes the daily grind is all we have time for. 278 more words