Session Gallery

To view a schedule of the live sessions visit the Live Schedule page.

The 100 Languages of Children: Reggio-Inspired Outdoor Classrooms

Speaker(s)

  • Victoria Hackett

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

ABCs of EE: Access and Belonging in Communities

Speaker(s)

  • Sylvia Collazo

Strand

  • Strategies for Change

Format

Live

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Date/Time

  • July 29, 3:00 PM EDT

Becoming A Great Observer

Speaker(s)

  • Ade Hofmann

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Beginner

A Better Sense of Nature

Speaker(s)

  • Jacob Rodenburg

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Building Allies for Outdoor Classrooms

Speaker(s)

  • April Zajko

Strand

  • Strategies for Change

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Children’s Literature to Change the World

Speaker(s)

  • Dr. Michelle H. Martin
  • Juana Martinez-Neal

Format

Live

Date/Time

  • July 29, 10:00 AM EDT

Community-Led Nature-Based Family Engagement

Speaker(s)

  • Ashley Brailsford

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Beginner

Connecting Children to Nature, Themselves, and Their Community

Speaker(s)

  • Samuel Broaden

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Beginner

Constructing Our 50-foot Creek: An In-Depth Child-Led Project

Speaker(s)

  • Rhonda Pollock

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Poster

Level

Beginner

Digital Tools for Administrators

Speaker(s)

  • Rose Volponi

Strand

  • Administration

Format

Live

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Date/Time

  • July 28, 3:15 PM EDT

Do We Have to Be Licensed? Maryland's Journey Towards Outdoor Preschool Licensing

Speaker(s)

  • Monica Wiedel-Lubinski

Strand

  • Strategies for Change

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Exploring Changes in Children’s Nature Play Practices and Caregiver Perceptions in the Context of COVID-19

Speaker(s)

  • Becky DelVecchio

Strand

  • Strategies for Change

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Facilitating Safety in Risky Play

Speaker(s)

  • Dr. Monica Shire

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Feeling Confident About Art and Scientific Concepts in Your Learning Spaces

Speaker(s)

  • Chelsey Bardgett
  • Amy Garbin

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Demonstration

Level

Beginner

For the Love of Turtlebug/Preserve Playful Land!

Speaker(s)

  • Johnny Buckley

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Beginner

Forest School and Its Affordances for Children with Diverse Needs

Speaker(s)

  • Angela Rekers-Power

Strand

  • Strategies for Change

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Advanced

Fostering a Focused Relationship with Nature Across a K-3 Integral Curricula Through Mentoring and Training: A Case Study

Speaker(s)

  • Ann Kumpf

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Poster

Level

Intermediate

Helping Preservice Teachers Meet Competencies in an Outdoor Learning Environment

Speaker(s)

  • Peter Locast
  • Sheila Williams Ridge
  • Ayujo Uezu Boomer
  • Alyssa Wilt

Strand

  • Teacher Development in Higher Education

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Advanced

How to Engage Public Schools in Nature-Based Learning

Speaker(s)

  • Meredith Florkey

Strand

  • Administration

Format

Live

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Date/Time

  • July 29, 1:45 PM EDT

The Importance of Indigenous Perspectives in Children's Environmental Inquiry

Speaker(s)

  • Haley Higdon

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Investigating Influences of Policy on Early Childhood Educators Outdoor Nature-Related Practices with Infants and Toddlers

Speaker(s)

  • Jayne Kinley

Strand

  • Research

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Is DAP Moving Us Toward Global Sustainability?

Format

Live

Date/Time

  • July 28, 10:00 AM EDT

Key Concepts from Theories Supporting Nature-Based Learning

Speaker(s)

  • Josh Meyer

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Live Online Workshop: Embracing Identities: A Reflective-Practice Approach to Anti-Bias Education in Early Childhood

Speaker(s)

  • Ron Grady

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

Live

Date/Time

  • July 27, 12:00 PM EDT

Magical Exploration: Build a Sensory Path in 4 Easy Steps!

Speaker(s)

  • Jena Ponti Jauchius

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Demonstration

Level

Intermediate

Mentoring Nature Connections Through Bird Language

Speaker(s)

  • Lauren MacLean

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Beginner

A Mindful Walk in the Park with Young Children

Speaker(s)

  • Irida Tsevreni

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Poster

Level

Intermediate

Moving and Shaking: 10 Ways to Enhance Cognition in Preschoolers in Outdoor Settings

Speaker(s)

  • Jaala Shaw
  • Kristin Horneffer

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Nature Pedagogies for Climate Change and Sustainabilty

Speaker(s)

  • Dr. Claire Warden
  • Dr. Rachel Larimore

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

The Nature-Based Early Childhood Assessment Tool and Guidebook

Speaker(s)

  • Jenny Hanlon
  • Heidi Faris
  • Anna Dutke
  • Sheila Williams Ridge

Strand

  • Administration

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Nurturing the Foundations of Nature-Based Early Learning: It Begins with Us

Speaker(s)

  • Elissa Pearson

Strand

  • Teacher Development in Higher Education

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Beginner

Open the Door to Wonder with Growing Up WILD, an Environmental Education Curriculum for Early Elementary (PK-3)

Speaker(s)

  • Kiki Corry
  • Wendy Drezek
  • Amy Kamata
  • Victor Cruz-Adames

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Demonstration

Level

Intermediate

Outdoor Education in Irish Primary Schools

Speaker(s)

  • Michaela Omojola

Strand

  • Research

Format

On-Demand

Type

Poster

Level

Intermediate

Outdoor and Environmental Education for Early Childhood Education College Students

Speaker(s)

  • Elizabeth Boileau
  • Linda O'Donoghue

Strand

  • Teacher Development in Higher Education

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Advanced

Outdoor Preschool Policy Panel

Speaker(s)

  • Kit Harrington
  • Amanda McMickle
  • Teresa Weed
  • Monica Wiedel-Lubinski
  • Tara Williams

Strand

  • Strategies for Change

Format

Live

Type

Presentation

Level

Advanced

Date/Time

  • July 28, 11:45 AM EDT

Placing Kinship at the Center

Speaker(s)

  • Megan Gessler
  • Sheila Williams Ridge

Strand

  • Strategies for Change

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Planting Seeds: Hope, Growth, and Beauty : Exploring gardening as a way to support community outreach

Speaker(s)

  • Lindsey Kleinberg

Strand

  • Strategies for Change

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Beginner

Re-imagine Your Outdoor Space for Creative Play and Learning

Speaker(s)

  • Erica Quigley
  • Sara Brunelle

Strand

  • Administration

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

The Science of Storing Fruits and Vegetables

Speaker(s)

  • Lucy Martinez

Strand

  • Administration

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Seed Libraries: Creating Outdoor Opportunities for Children and Their Families

Speaker(s)

  • Ashley Campbell

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Poster

Level

Intermediate

Storybooks and STEM - Oceans of Possibilities

Speaker(s)

  • Sarah Roberts
  • Jackie Steffen

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Beginner

Striving for Equity: Re-Thinking Tuition Models to Make Nature-Based Learning Accessible to Low Income Students

Speaker(s)

  • Joanna Maulbeck

Strand

  • Administration

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Supporting Social Emotional Learning in Outdoor Spaces

Speaker(s)

  • Jessica Yuill

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Beginner

Taking Action Today for a Joyful Tomorrow: How to Take Inventory of Your Work-Life Balance and Advocate for Your Time and Wellness

Speaker(s)

  • Amanda McMickle

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

Live

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Date/Time

  • July 28, 2:00 PM EDT

Teaching Communication Skills to Children on the Autism Spectrum in Mountainous Preschools

Speaker(s)

  • Syhung Ho
  • Shari Wilson

Strand

  • Research

Format

On-Demand

Type

Poster

Level

Beginner

Teaching for Tomorrow: Handprint Actions for Sustainability Education

Speaker(s)

  • Archana Panicker

Strand

  • Strategies for Change

Format

Live

Type

Presentation

Level

Advanced

Date/Time

  • July 29, 11:15 AM EDT

Teaching with the Body in Mind: A Dialogue About the Need for Children to Move to Learn

Speaker(s)

  • Teaching with the Body in Mind

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Virtual Site Tour of The Planet Discovery Centre, India

Format

On-Demand

Date/Time

  • July 30, 12:00 AM EDT

What’s in Your Social-Emotional Backpack? Be Ready to Respond with Conscious Discipline®

Speaker(s)

  • Katja von Elbe

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Intermediate

Young Minds, Wild Spaces: Outdoor Learning and Nature Connection in Public Early Childhood Education

Speaker(s)

  • Marie Robinson
  • Anne Stires
  • Liz Lewis
  • Brittany Arbo

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Beginner

Your Local Zoo: A Place for Addressing Barriers for Nature Play with Infants and Toddlers

Speaker(s)

  • Jessica Schellhorn
  • Andrea Contreras
  • Catherine Jackson-Banks
  • Nemesia Herzstein

Strand

  • Teaching

Format

On-Demand

Type

Presentation

Level

Beginner