Learning & Development - Resources, Handouts & Links
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FSTC Handout & Slideshow
Animal School Video - found on the Raising Small Souls website
Video: Alfie Kohn is an american advocate for reforming education by removing the competative aspects and replacing it with community focused and collaborative ways of working.
Here's Lou doing a lecture on Holistic Development:
Video: Sir Ken Robinson is a big advocate for creativity in Education and the reform of the current education system.
Video: Carl Rogers Empathy Lecture (1974) - Some great old footage from the man himself talking about the importance of empathy when working with people and how to be empathic.
Video: TEDx talk: 'Why we're unhappy - the expectation gap'. Not about Self Esteem exactly but some interesting parallels drawn in terms of the 'gap' between what people expect and reality (like the gap between ideal self and self image)
Confident children - by Gael Lindenfield
Helping children to build self-esteem by Deborah Plummer
Because We're Worth It: Enhancing Self-Esteem in Young Children (Lucky Duck Books) by Margaret Collins >
Video: Lou doing a lecture about Self Esteem and Forest School
Video: Lou talking about why we try to avoid praise at Forest School
Forest School Ethos
The Forest School Association - The UK charity for quality Forest School >
Growing a Forest School from the Roots Up by the FSA
The Essential Guide to Forest School and Nature Pedagogy by Jon Cree and Marina Robb
Developing a Forest School in Early Years Provision by Jenny Doyle and Katherine Milchem
Various Forest School books by Sara Knight
Here is the FSA's videos about what Forest School is:
Here are some videos of Lou explaining about Forest School in her own words:
And in a bit more detail...
And a lecture going through the 6 principles of Forest School:
FSTC Handouts & Slideshows:
Child Development Unit
Useful web links
Video: Here's Lou doing a lecture about Play at Forest School
Click on this text to eVideo: TedX talk Dr Peter Gray talks about the importance of play and how the decline of play is harming our children.dit it.
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