Our Partners in Place-based Learning
SD 6 is proud to be a partner in the Kootenay-Boundary Envrionmental Education (KBEE) initiative.
Check out the website at www.KBEE.ca for resources and ideas for Outdoor, Experiential, Place-Based, Place Conscious Learning
watch our place-based learning video series!
Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) provides generous support to educators through workshops,webinars, resources, and other Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network
Wild Voices for Kids
Wild Voices for Kids (WVFK) is CBEEN's curriculum-linked environmental education program engaging local experts in the education of K-12 students on the land, history and culture of the Columbia Basin region. There is a directory of 100+ presentations and field-trips available . We encourage every SD 6 classroom to book a Wild Voices this year!
Environmental Education Kits:
Each zone has an environmental education book basket including:
Nature Preschools and Forest Kindergartens
Coyote's Guide to Connecting With Nature
To Look Closely
Childhood and Nature - Design Principles for Educators
The Outdoor Classroom in Practice, Ages 3-7
Teaching Green (Elementary, Middle, High School Years)
Rediscovery - Ancient Pathways/New Directions
Many new titles...contact the DRC
Contact the DRC if you would like to look at any of these titles.