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Imaginative


Inquisitive


Resourceful

Our view of the child…

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Relationships

Appreciating our similarities and differences…

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Teacher’s Role

Co-learner, researcher, and resource guide…lender of experience…

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Environment as Teacher

Open-ended, natural, and recycled scrap materials stimulate creativity and investigation…

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Importance of Nature

Explore the natural playground…encourage the preservation of our natural world…foster lifelong interest

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Time is Flexible

Adapting to the natural pace of the children, we allow them to explore their interests to the fullest…

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Many Symbolic Languages of Children

Activities inspired by nature…using imagination to make learning visible…

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Make Learning Visible

Documentation and reflection allow interpretation and analysis for true learning to take place…

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Local Community

West Vancouver community and natural world as classroom and teacher…become involved… share knowledge, skills, and passions…