Single-Session Webinar Schedule

Introduction to Teaching Outdoors

Introduction to Teaching Outdoors

Date and Time

Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM


The RSVP deadline has passed for this event.


Join Groundswell for an interactive training session on how to teach outdoors. This session will introduce participants to basic strategies for taking students outside, including establishing norms and expectations. Participants also will learn tips and tricks from teachers who are experts at making outdoor education a key component of their teaching. The second half of the session will be devoted to helping you problem-solve and adapt or develop outdoor lessons for your own students. We will wrap up by sharing more about Groundswell and the additional support we can provide to help you expand your outdoor learning and engage in environmental stewardship activities.

Audience: All educators

Date and Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 21

Registration deadline: 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 21

Presenter Information: Groundswell is a place-based environmental education program housed in the College of Education at Grand Valley State University. We support educators who want to move beyond the classroom walls and teach students through exploring their own communities. Groundswell provides high-quality teacher training and funding for inquiry-based projects that address a real environmental need in the community. For more information, visit

SCECH Note: 1.5 SCECHs can be earned for attending this session.


Please contact Jayme Lesperance ( if you have a questions about this session.

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