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Posts tagged ‘outdoor education’

Exploring Learning Stories

Documenting and learning in the environment invites us to reflect on stewardship and global citizenship with our students

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Sensory Tours by Kids

Using wearable cameras to view the environment through the eyes of a child

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Falling Arthropods and Citizen Science

From climate change to natural disasters: how tiny critters invoke joy and reveal environmental secrets

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Stewardship in Appalachia

Learning about water quality issues with an action-oriented, place-based pedagogy

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You Can Do It: Taking Kids out of the Classroom

Practical strategies for learning outside of the classroom

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The Importance of Children’s Risky Play

“As safe as necessary” versus “as safe as possible”: what the research tells us

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Learning to be Gentle Giants

Inspiring nature-focussed values and habits in young children

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Call for Proposals – Place-based Education issue

Contribute to a special issue of Green Teacher on Place-based Education! What inspires teachers to take students out of the classroom to learn? What are the challenges? What are the rewards?

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Taking Kids to the Community

Lead rewarding outdoor lessons by following these proven patterns of success

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Reading the World, Not Just the Words

Why it’s crucial to take students of all ages out of the classroom and into the community

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Teaching about Invasive Species

Whether working inside or outside schools, youth educators will find in Green Teacher’s new book the innovative perspectives, program ideas, games and activities that they need to engage young people from 6-19 years of age in this challenging topic.

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Outside the Classroom, Adventure Awaits

How the study of trees, life cycles, and relationships within ecosystems can encourage environmental awareness and action

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Teaching in the Outdoors ebook

This practical and down-to-earth guide will help both new and seasoned educators successfully turn the outdoors into an engaging and hands-on learning laboratory.

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The Kinder-Gardeners

It hasn't been easy getting going but here's a dynamic outdoor kindergarten in a public school smack dab in the middle of the fourth largest city in North America

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Risk Assessing Outdoor Areas

Young students learn to assess their own abilities and limitations by playing on an icy snow hill

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Ten Steps to Starting a Nature Preschool

Keen on the idea of starting a nature preschool? Not so fast. These ten suggestions detail what you need to know before moving ahead.

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