Environmental Education is More than Just a Walk in the Park

Environmental Education is More than Just a Walk in the Park

“Science is more than a school subject, or the periodic table, or the properties of waves. It is an approach to the world, a critical way to understand and explore and engage with the world, and then have the capacity to change that world…” said former U.S....
Take the kids to the river and the river to the kids!

Take the kids to the river and the river to the kids!

It is not a secret that outdoor field trips are slow during the cold, winter months. However, we usually stay busy writing grants, planning for future events, etc (check out Nancy’s last blog post about how we keep busy in winter). Our latest project has been taking...
Grow-Up Great With Head Start

Grow-Up Great With Head Start

On January 30, Friends of the Rappahannock educators, Meredith Palumbo and Lowery Becker, met with Head Start teachers from the Fredericksburg area to provide training on curriculum kits based on six lessons from the early childhood Project Learning Tree lesson book....