For those of you whom I've not had the pleasure to meet or e-meet yet, my name is Geneva Mommsen and I am the new Outdoor Education teacher at Peabody this year. The Outdoor Education special class is on a rotating schedule with the Art and Physical Education classes this year. This means that if your child hasn't had this class yet, they will soon. Each student will have the Outdoor Education class for approximately 12 weeks of the school year, split across two blocks or rotations.
I am delighted to have joined the Peabody team and to be providing another opportunity for students to engage with nature and get outside during the school day. In order to increase access to outdoor learning, for times when students are not in the Outdoor Education rotation or for students and families looking for more ways to get outside and engage with nature, I have created a Wakelet Website. On the Peabody Outdoor Ed. Wakelet, you will find collections that feature websites, resources, and suggestions for different nature based learning. It is my hope that these resources are helpful to our Peabody students and their families. The collections include Animal Holidays, Hikes and Outdoor Adventures (near Charlottesville), craft and activity suggestions in Fun Stuff, and Leave No Trace Basics.
If you have any questions, comments, concerns, or suggestions for more resources to include on the Wakelet site, please do not hesitate to reach out!