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Schools looking outside to inspire students

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Educators from all over Canada are promoting the benefits of building outdoor classrooms (RT @KidActiveCanada: No more indoor shoes - taking learning outside.

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Guelph Outdoor Preschool takes the classroom to the meadow | Toronto Star

Guelph Outdoor Preschool takes the classroom to the meadow | Toronto Star | The Outdoor Classroom | Scoop.it
Unique licensed daycare to open this month gets children outside to play, explore and connect with nature (Guelph Outdoor Preschool takes the classroom to the meadow http://t.co/I2UOPS9C6T via @torontostar)...

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Exploring the Outdoor Classroom

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A while back, we set up a "science lab" in the outdoor classroom. Various shades of colored water filled bins upon bins in our dramatic play area. The children donned goggles and lab coats and set to work mixing the brilliant colors in beakers, funnels, measures, cups, basters, and more.


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NQS PLP e-Newsletter No. 59 2013 - Rethinking outdoor learning environments—Part A:Provocations NQS PLP

NQS PLP e-Newsletter No. 59 2013 - Rethinking outdoor learning environments—Part A:Provocations NQS PLP | The Outdoor Classroom | Scoop.it

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Outdoor play

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CHILDREN OUTDOORS – The success of ‘Nature Kindergarten’…. | LEARN FROM NATURE

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Nature preschools and kindergartens: Getting kids moving--and learning - The Boston Globe

Nature preschools and kindergartens: Getting kids moving--and learning - The Boston Globe | The Outdoor Classroom | Scoop.it
The concept of nature-based education has been in fairly wide use throughout Scandinavia, Germany, and the United Kingdom for decades.

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FunMeFit's curator insight, October 8, 2013 5:30 PM

What a brilliant way for children to learn. Where they are naturally supposed to be!

nancercize's curator insight, October 9, 2013 9:47 AM

hope this idea spreads...

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Preschool focuses on the outdoors

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In Pamela Wallberg’s classrooms, the curriculum for kids consists of classes like Puddle Jumping, Name That Bird Song and Animal Footprint ID. But that’s only natural when her classrooms are . . .


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Teachers TV- Outdoor Learning with Forest School

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Taking the classroom to the great outdoors - Omaha World-Herald

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Taking the classroom to the great outdoorsOmaha World-HeraldScience curriculum typically is the impetus behind outdoor classrooms. The outdoors is a natural setting for lessons on plants, animals, water, geology, agriculture, gardening and weather.

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The Fresh Classroom: Blended Learning, meet Outdoor Education, you're such a wonderful fit...

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The Fresh Classroom: Blended Learning, meet Outdoor Education, you're such a wonderful fit...

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Why Nature Explore Classrooms Outlast Puff the Magic Dragon

Why Nature Explore Classrooms Outlast Puff the Magic Dragon | The Outdoor Classroom | Scoop.it
By Dexter Lane, Nature Explore Consultant For over four generations, “Puff the Magic Dragon” has charmed countless children and adults.  A deceptively simple song, in just a few lines it richly evo...

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Early-Childhood Education Takes to the Outdoors

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Chilling Out: At a Waldkindergarten in Zurich, forest kindergartners gear up -- literally -- for learning outdoors. Credit: Waldkindergarten


"I made a snowman today," my first grader squeals as

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Guelph Outdoor Preschool takes the classroom to the meadow | Toronto Star

Guelph Outdoor Preschool takes the classroom to the meadow | Toronto Star | The Outdoor Classroom | Scoop.it
Unique licensed daycare to open this month gets children outside to play, explore and connect with nature (Guelph Outdoor Preschool takes the classroom to the meadow http://t.co/I2UOPS9C6T via @torontostar)...

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Why Nature Explore Classrooms Outlast Puff the Magic Dragon

Why Nature Explore Classrooms Outlast Puff the Magic Dragon | The Outdoor Classroom | Scoop.it
By Dexter Lane, Nature Explore Consultant For over four generations, “Puff the Magic Dragon” has charmed countless children and adults.  A deceptively simple song, in just a few lines it richly evo...

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Outdoor learning: Education's next revolution? - Salon

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The relationship between outdoor learning and motivation was notably documented by researchers Julie Athman and Martha Monroe.
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