Plug-in to Nature

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018
Teaching Empathy through Nature Logo

FAU Pine Jog launches new Teaching Empathy through Nature program. This program connects children in kindergarten through second grade with nature and builds empathy by using innovative instructional practices for developing social and emotional skills in combination with nature-based activities. If a site lacks a suitable outdoor space, the Teaching Empathy through nature program brings the outdoors inside utilizing natural elements, sounds, and images to simulate experiences in nature. The program consists of three parts: 1. Pre-visit 2. Six one-hour outreach sessions 3. Field trip experience. This project is being funded by a grant through the Prime Time of Palm Beach in cooperation with the Children's Service Council.