Are you in or are you out? Take your learning outside for at least one day during the upcoming seasonal Take Me Outside for Learning Weeks.
Winter: February 19 – 23, 2018
Spring: April 23 – 27, 2018
Please note, if you register for the School Year Challenge (above) you are automatically registered for this.
Click here for some great ideas from other teachers for taking your learning outside.
Looking for some fun and easy ways to assess for learning while outdoors? Click here for 20 Fun and Easy Strategies for Assessing
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.
Click here for 50+ tips & tricks for outdoor learning from other teachers in this region.
Click here for recommended resources for taking your learning outside and connecting to curriculum.
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.