Lana Gilson
Nature Explore


Friday, March 8, 2019

Deadline to register is March 6, 2019


$35.00 for 1 workshop
$60.00 for 2 workshops

Space is limited-register quickly!


Memphis Botanic Garden
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117


Driving Directions 

Nature Explore Workshops Coming to Memphis, TN!

Dimensions Educational Research Foundation, in collaboration with Memphis Botanic Garden, proudly invites you to Nature Explore workshops devoted to reconnecting children with nature.


Friday, March 8, 2019

8:30 a.m. Registration 

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Using Your Outdoor Classroom

Experience interesting techniques for using outdoor classrooms as an integral part of children’s daily learning. Find out how well-designed outdoor spaces facilitate healthy physical, emotional, intellectual and social development in a variety of settings (from schools to early childhood programs to public spaces). Discover strategies for assessing children’s learning, meeting teaching standards, alleviating challenging behaviors and bringing more joy to learning.

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch 

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Developing Observation Skills

Discover new methods to observe, record and assess children’s learning with nature. Explore ways to effectively “listen” to children’s visual-spatial language, support behavioral challenges and document work in outdoor classrooms.


*Dress comfortably and plan to spend time outdoors.