Canada versus Denmark Early Education Perspective

Nature/ Forest Education
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To capture a complete understanding of Danish Forest Education, the culture of Denmark, different educational options, and the political, research perspective please read the Textbook. This book will provide you with extensive information on the Danish Culture around children and education, the philosophy, research, and perspectives on Forest Schools in Denmark. It’s a good read and you won’t regret this purchase.
Some more reading:
http://www.froebelweb.org/
http://ece.systime.dk/index.php?id=122
http://www.teachnursery.com/enabling-environments/view/danish-forest-schools
http://www.nurseryworld.co.uk/nursery-world/news/1080577/run-risk
Textbook: https://books.google.ca/books?id=35HHBQAAQBAJ&pg=PT6&lpg=PT6&dq=Jane+Williams-Siegfredsen&source=bl&ots=_z2rPEB9yh&sig=H5Aq86oSP3vhJte4NU9z6eb9V_U&hl=en&sa=X&ei=ABRGVYq3PIe6ggSu_oHwBg&ved=0CFgQ6AEwDDgK#v=onepage&q=Jane%20Williams-Siegfredsen&f=false
Videos:
Danish outdoor education: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYLgg5llbA0
UK Forest School Documentary Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-cuLtYOzBM
Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yb8P674XiIw
UK Forest Schools: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAR_OTMxNOs
Scotland Forest Schools: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8WWrRzf7ZU
US Forest School: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jNAImEvcAs
Forest School in Canada: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-iHdE7RIg4
Education in Denmark: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3wGwh6kDuA
Consider competence. We spend a lot of time in Ontario talking about our view of children as competent and capable. What comes to mind as you view these various pedagogical approaches? Try to remember to think about competence again when we’re in Denmark – as you experience the culture, and again as you experience the nature kindergarten.