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Brian Kane

Brian Kane
Brian Kane is director of environmental stewardship at St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School in Alexandria, Virginia. He is a LEED Green Associate and a licensed landscape architect in Virginia. He loves introducing students of all ages to nearby nature to discover the amazing processes that surround them daily.

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Help Children Know Their Place in the World

Posted by Brian Kane on Oct 18, 2017 10:47:00 AM

I overheard a parent remark about her fourth grader’s curriculum, “I can’t expect my kids to get what the Amazon Rainforest is, if they don’t even know where the Potomac River is!”

I agree with her.

Our children need to understand the places and the processes within their community before they can comprehend the challenges that lie beyond it.  Children learn the best in the places they have experienced first-hand.  

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Topics: Teachers as experts, Environmental Stewardship, Recreational Activities

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