We Learn Naturally
We Learn Naturally is a diverse collective of individuals – we are researchers and professionals united by our passion for children’s rights and youth allyship. Dedicated to our youth empowerment work, we use this space to play with ideas, challenge one another, and share our learning and discoveries with you.
08 Sep 2018
16 Sep 2018
Weekend in the Woods workshop
I have been looking for a place where I can just do what I am excited to do without anyone trying to change my ideas. I want to be myself and not have to worry about being marked. I just want to be happy.
– KGC, learner
We are thrilled to have finally found an educational program that embraces our daughter’s propensity for free movement and exploration. The Barn School has become an extension of our family, as it fosters a loving, supportive and respectful environment, full of unique opportunities that allow my daughter to unearth her inner self and willingly express who she is.
The fact that I get to spend my time helping others in their path of learning and self-discovery is such a gift. The more involved I am in We Learn Naturally programs, the more I grow as a person
– EF, facilitator
I appreciate that We Learn Naturally is building a community of like-minded people. I am new to Hamilton and it is nice to know that this community of people exists West of Toronto.
“After all of the kids had completed their orders, which took a while, our cashier smiled and said, “I see their learning! This is wonderful! We’re all learning so much here; adults and kids!” Her sentiments could have been the theme for the day! It was not just about the kids learning but the adults seeing how much learning can happen just by being out in the community and empowering kids to learn according to their strengths.”
“As an adult, I was blown away at the kid conversations. They were figuring out marketing and economics in ways that were immensely enjoyable for them. In fact, that is my advice to other parents who have children who wish to take part; do your best to let them lead their Children’s Market experience. “
We've been running City School as pop up sessions for families who are curious to check us out. Slowly we're creating a community of regulars but we still get new families popping in. When adults observe our pop ins and see non stop play, I sometimes...