Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Indoor Education for Outdoor Learning? What'a Wrong with This Picture?

A great blog post put together by the Children and Nature Network asks and addresses questions such as:
Why do teachers in training not have at least some preparation in using the out-of-doors and nature as a place for their students to learn?

Evidence from research is clearly stating that children need nature and outdoor experiences on a daily basis for their physical, emotional and mental wellbeing. What is going on? Why almost all education indoors?

Read this article for more information this question and the research done on the irony of how teachers are doing outdoor education indoors.

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