There are lots of reasons to learn outside. If you are thinking about trying out teaching in the outdoors, check out these tips.
Try these teaching ideas to provide students with different learning styles and abilities multiple avenues to acquire and process content.
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.
Create your own painted lab coats! These powerful visual tools engage students in learning about science and the environment.
A successful service-learning project is more than just volunteering—it involves students applying knowledge and skills to make a difference in their communities.
An elementary teacher from Arkansas shares what she’s learned from implementing a schoolyard habitat project. Organizing a committee, engaging volunteers, and publicizing the effort have all contributed to their success.
A 5th grade teacher in rural Minnesota uses a local forest as a teaching resource. He also engages parents and the entire school in environmental learning.