Audio Post: Nature Study, The Ideal

nature study quote thornleyIn 1905 Reverend Thornley presented the following paper to a P.N.E.U. Conference- well, he presented a longer version- this audio file is just part 1.

In this section on the ‘ideal’ he is not presenting idealistuc but impractical ideas for nature study. Rather, he is explaining the ideology behind nature study- why it’s important, what is it that the children are to be learning from it- and how.

Again, I’m obviously no professional. I’m just reading aloud from my phone in my living room- you can sometimes hear the Cherub walking around or coughing, and you can definitely tell when she does something I find distracting.=) ┬áBut this is one way to get this information out to those who might not otherwise have time to find it:

snail nature sketch

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