Kootenay Boundary Environmental Education

2019-19 Take Me Outside for Learning School Year Challenge

Commit to taking your learning outside at least one day/week and receive a free outdoor learning toque and be entered to win the grand prize of a complimentary 2-night overnight trip for your class at the Columbia Outdoor School’s Blue Lake Camp!

Take Me Outside for Learning Resources

Tips & Tricks: From Teachers for Teachers!

A tip / week! 52+ tips & tricks for outdoor learning for every season

100+ great ideas from other teachers for taking your learning outside

Teaching Resources

Click here for recommended resources for taking your learning outside and connecting to curriculum.


Daily doses of connecting our students to the outdoors & nature are important for their academic, social, emotional and physical success. Click here for research on the benefits of connecting students to nature & the outdoors.


This report was just published by Stanford University on the impacts of environmental education for K-12 students. This includes a higher aptitude for 21st century skills such as critical thinking, oral communication, analytical skills, problem solving, and higher-order thinking.


Looking for some fun and easy ways to assess for learning while outdoors? Click here for 20 Fun and Easy Strategies for Assessing
Learning Outdoors!

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