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Outdoor learning: the natural world yields results

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Taking lessons outside gives students and teachers time to interact, explore and reflect on their learning. Here, Jo Ling shares some success stories of the forest school approach
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Another fantastic article from the Guardian Teachers network. Important message of allowing students to guide their own learning and areas of interest through outdoor exploration.

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Key document to understanding the policy bais for environmental education in Australia. 

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Natural Learning Spaces for Early Childhood Centers

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An interesting document from the Victorian Government on creating outdoor natural education spaces for preschool children. Some fantastic ideas for both space creation and activities. 

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TES Early Years's curator insight, July 1, 2013 4:53 AM

Well-written and insightful document

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How outdoor play inspires independent learning for early years

How outdoor play inspires independent learning for early years | Outdoor Learning Spaces | Scoop.it
Forget lesson plans, Annie Woods lets nature and spontaneity be her pupils' inspiration during lessons in the forest (RT @Make_K12: How outdoor play inspires independent learning for early years: Forget lesson plans, Annie Woods le...
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Fantasic article underscoring the importance of allowing children individual exploration in outdoor learning. 

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Bringing the outdoors into early childhood education | Child care Canada

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Interesting insights and links from a Canadian perspective.

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TES Early Years's curator insight, July 1, 2013 4:50 AM

The idea that the "sole function of outdoor spaces is for children to ‘burn off steam'" is fortunately becoming outdated