In Person Campfire Chats 

We offer time to get together and Chat about specific topics, or a chat tailored to your needs! You will walk away from our chat with a plan of action and way to implement more child directed learning through play. 

Home Education Program  – This Chat is for families who are looking to start a play based or self directed learning program but looking for a little guidance on their role, how to implement, how to document and how to maintain programs which keep their children at the centre of the learning. This program can be done as a single consult, a series of consults in one subject or as a series of consults to set up a full program of learning. Special consideration and accomadation is made for students with special needs who do best on child directed learning. 

Barrie Forest Kindergarten and Nature School story – Are you interested in starting your own forest school? In this chat we will talk about how Barrie Forest Kindergarten and Nature school started and the ins and outs of running a our UK style forest school and may including a tour. This is inclusive of any specific questions you may have as well as general information. 

Incorporating More Child Directed Techniques in Your Setting – This program is designed for a current setting that is looking at incorporating more student centred approaches to learning or to resolve issues that are coming up in a student centred manner. 

Ontario Kindergarten Curriculum – this chat is for Ontario Kindergarten teachers and covers ways in which you can incorporate self directed and innovative learning principles into your classroom and with what kids are already doing. This is available as a series of consults on the four different areas of the curriculum and documentation or as a single consult focusing on one area.