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Journal Your Journey Like Lewis & Clark

This two-part class will take your child outdoors in a journey through their backyard - like Lewis & Clark - investigating different plants and animals that surround them, and journaling their findings.
Katy Lautzenhiser
34 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 4 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
year olds
learners per class


Charged upfront
$8 per class
Meets 2x per week
Over 1 week
30 minutes per class

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Class Experience

--July 2015 - May 2020 = Owner/Director/Teacher, A Better Choice Preschool, LLC, Lee's Summit, MO
Missouri License-Exempt Early Childhood Education Preschool facility for 3-, 4-, 5-year-old students; met and exceeded the state-standards by incorporating a student/family focus with an emphasis on community, service to others, and appreciated for the diversity of all children in our community.
--May 2020 = Certified training and completion of *Teaching Tolerance* (IACET Standard for Continuing Education and Training)
--Feb. 2020 = Certified training and completion of *Overcoming Difficulties Communicating with Parents* (IACET Standard for Continuing Education and Training)
--Feb. 2020 = Certified training and completion of  *Stages of Social and Emotional Development in Preschoolers* (IACET Standard for Continuing Education and Training)
--March 2019 = Conscious Discipline Professional Development Training for Educators/Administrators, focus on building classroom equality and social/emotional learning and behavior outcomes (Certified Instructor Ashley Furnell, Lee's Summit, Missouri)
--Sept. 2015 = Associates of Applied Science Degree - Early Childhood Education with Child Development Specialization (Rasmussen College, Overland Park, KS)
--June 2015 = Early Childhood Education Teaching Certificate (Rasmussen College, Overland Park, KS)
Students will be provided journaling pages to print and document their findings, which they will share in our second class time together. 
 1 file available upon enrollment
--PRINT Journal Your Journey *Animal* and *Plant* journaling pages (Jefferson Peace Medal included) --Colored pencils, markers or crayons --Magnifying glass (optional) --Child-safe scissors --Yarn
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
As listed in the "Learner Supply List", your student will be encouraged to use child-safe scissors to cut the printables during this class. 
Parents are welcome to sit off-camera during this class, to ensure their child's safety using scissors.
--*A Kids Book About Racism* by Jelani Memory

--National Education Association (NEA); Race Forward (2017): Creating Space to Talk About Race In Your School. [Article]:

--Best, Chynere. Bowman, Noelita. (Howard University, Doctoral Psychology students). (2017). It Takes a Village to Raise a Child: Racial and Ethnic Socialization (RES) Beyond the Curriculum. [Article].

--Potter, Teresa, and Mariana Brandman. (National Women's History Museum). (2021). Sacagawea. [Webpage]

--Roos, Dave. (2020, January 8). Lewis and Clark's Travels Included Dozens of Astonishing Animal Encounters. [Webpage]

--Moulton, Gary E. (1983-2001). Discovering Lewis and Clark: Natural History, Animals. [Webpage].

--Johnsgard, Paul. (2003) Lewis and Clark on the Great Plains: University of Nebraska Press [Webpage].

--Moulton, Gary E. (1983-2001). Discovering Lewis and Clark: Natural History, Plants. [Webpage].

Whitescarver, Bobby. (2019, Sept. 17). Osage Orange from Meriwether Lewis 
Planted in Swoope. [Webpage].


Katy Lautzenhiser
Lives in the United States
Lautz of Fun ▪︎ lifelong learning through play
34 total reviews
21 completed classes

About Me

My name is Mrs Katy! Not only am I an early childhood educator and online ESL teacher,  I am a seasoned parent of two teenage daughters and two lap dogs!

Teaching preschoolers is the heart of my career.  I switched professions from a broadcast... 
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