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Tag: Outdoor Education

Outdoor Learning Environment: 3 Things to Plan for Back to School [Episode 2]
Outdoor Learning Environment: 3 Things to Plan for Back to School [Ep. 2]

Outdoor learning environment Outdoor education is a great way to enhance your science studies in elementary school, but what’s the best way to set up your outdoor learning environment? In this episode, I’m going to help you plan for the school year by talking through 3 aspects of your outdoor learning environment. First, we talk […]

Read this guide to about winter gear for your students to use during outdoor education time
Winter Gear Wisdom: A Practical Guide for Elementary Outdoor Education

Delving into the realm of winter gear for outdoor learning, elementary teachers often find themselves facing the challenge of ensuring their students are adequately dressed for the season. This guide aims to unravel the complexities surrounding winter gear, ensuring students are well-prepared and enthusiastic about outdoor learning during the winter season. What is the weather […]

Read this guide to learn tips to begin teaching about matter in winter with your elementary students
Snowy Science: A Guide to Teaching About Matter in Winter

Sometimes teaching about matter can be intimidating and challenging. It’s an abstract concept that educators have the difficult task of teaching to young children. This guide to teaching matter in winter will hopefully give you some ideas for leveraging the season to help you fulfill your curricular goals in an impactful and engaging way while […]

Read about outdoor education and how it can help you in your elementary classroom
Outdoor Education: How to Use Nature to Improve Your Science Studies

What is outdoor education? Outdoor education is a challenging thing to define, but most sources agree that it’s intentional or organized learning that takes place in nature or outside the classroom. Sometimes outdoor education is also referred to as outdoor learning, outdoor schools, forest schools, or wilderness education. But don’t let those names hold you […]

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