Making The Shift is a monthly newsletter to share stories, resources, and ideas around environmental education through inquiry-based learning. Let's collaborate!
  
Summer Reading Edition:
Recommended Books to Spark Inquiry!


Happy Summer! 

Summer is upon us, and with it comes long warm days and beautiful bright nights. As educators, the summer months give us time to stop, rest, and reflect on our practice. It gives us time to learn, and perhaps engage in an inquiry of our own! Wherever you are these next 2 months, here are some fabulous books - both for professional development and for classroom inquiry - that can be added to your reading list.

Have a safe and happy summer – and stay tuned for future updates and continued monthly newsletter come September!

Children's Literature that Sparks Rich Inquiry 
 
 
 
 
 
 

For more great resources please check out GoodMinds.com. They are a leading source for information on bias-free teaching and educational resources related to Native American, First Nations, Indigenous and Aboriginal studies. 
 

A special THANK YOU to every educator, community partner and student who has contributed to the world of Environmental Inquiry this 2014-2015 school year. It has been our most exciting year yet!

We are looking forward to another year learning together!

Andrea & Haley
The Natural Curiosity Team
 

Sibbald Point 
Outdoor Education Centre

Sibbald Point has begun the journey of transitioning into Inquiry-based practice. They invited Natural Curiosity to enter their outdoor classroom & explore alongside them.  
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Making Authentic Inquiry Work!
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This teacher resource addresses the need for environmental science and science educators to embrace traditional Indigenous knowledge in a straight-forward and accessible manner.
Based on the Reggio Emilia approach to learning, Visible Learners highlights learning through interpreting objects and artifacts, group learning, and documentation to make students' learning evident to teachers.
Natural Curiosity: Building Children's Understanding of the World Through Environmental Inquiry
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