Ginger Reasonover is a science lab coordinator who uses PLT with preK through fourth grade students at David Lipscomb Elementary School in Nashville, Tennessee.
There are lots of reasons to learn outside. If you are thinking about trying out teaching in the outdoors, check out these tips.
Nature helps children’s development–intellectually, emotionally, socially, spiritually, and physically. Studies show that teaching outdoors produces student gains in social studies, science, language arts and math.
Rob Marohn teaches fifth grade science and language arts at Bay View Elementary School in Duluth, Minnesota, where he created an after-school forest club.