Natural Curiosity: Importance of Indigenous Perspectives in Children’s Environmental Inquiry

Come experience Natural Curiosity’s transformative four-branch pedagogy that encourages children’s environmental inquiry, deepened through Indigenous perspectives. Participants will engage in group knowledge building around how an awareness of Indigenous perspectives can support children with developing a more powerful sense of place, inspiring learning through relationships and reciprocity across Turtle Island.


10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

This session is full.


  • Natural Curiosity
    Haley Higdon

    Haley Higdon (OCT) is a guest on Turtle Island and is the Program Director of Natural Curiosity, Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School, OISE-University of Toronto. Haley was the managing editor for the creation of Natural Curiosity 2nd Edition, and has extensive experience in supporting educators with incorporating environmental inquiry and Indigenous perspectives into practice.