When our host Annalies grows up, she wants to be today’s guest: Emily Knapp, the conservation education coordinator at The Wilds, where she has access to a 10,000-acre classroom and facilitates some of the most amazing programs.
In addition to sharing how Emily educates and engages the community through The Wilds, she has a ton of fantastic advice for parents who are, to their surprise, currently homeschooling for the first time.
The Wild’s homeschool program
Emily’s advice for parents who are currently stuck at home and teaching their kids
The flora and fauna that you’ll find at The Wilds
The Wilds is built on reclaimed land from the AEP Foundation
What activities are available at The Willds, for both kids and adults
How kids learn through adventure at The Wilds
The transformation that Emily sees in kids who participate in multi-day programs
The Wild’s teen volunteer program, the OWL
The value of learning how to talk to others, learning how to share a story
3 things you should know if you want to start a community-based educational program
Learn more at thewilds.columbuszoo.org
Watch Secrets of the Zoo: www.nationalgeographic.com/tv/shows/secrets-of-the-zoo