Why is it so important to get kids outdoors? Studies have shown that environmental education has a myriad of benefits to both students and teachers including getting kids excited about learning, improving academic achievement, strengthening a connection to nature, improving focus, connecting the real world to what’s being taught, and even improving student health! Below, you will find resources explaining the benefits of outdoor education, the importance of inquiry and engaged learning, and how to evaluate outdoor learning. If you need to show the benefits of teaching outdoors and getting kids engaged, you’ll find it here!
- Authentic Learning Environments
- C&NN Education Benefits
- Education Synthesis
- Outdoor Skills Rubric
- Wrong Answer