An outdoor classroom can really bring learning to life. By connecting students and teachers directly with nature, you can encourage exploration and curiosity in a more informal setting. There is really no limit to how an outdoor classroom space can be used by the entire school community.
Why You Need an Outdoor Classroom
There are so many ways in which learning outdoors can benefit young people. From increasing learners’ retention rates and enhancing the learning experience, particularly for tactile and experiential learners, to the proven benefits for health and well-being of being in the great outdoors, an outdoor classroom will increase students’ understanding of sophisticated concepts and get them away from the classroom environment without having to plan a costly trip.
How to Succeed with an Outdoor Classroom
First, it’s important to budget realistically so the project is adequately resourced and will be of benefit when finished. If you create …