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10 Steps How To Start A Classroom Garden
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Setting up a classroom garden could be a daunting task for some of us. Especially if you are not really familiar with gardening. Although you might need some trial and errors (which could become a pretty good adventure for the … Read More

Proposal: Fewer exams and wilderness in education
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Government plans to introduce national tests for seven-year-olds shows just how far our exam obsession has come. Our kids now face constant assessment as politicians attempt to measure the success of schools. Children have become tiny cogs in a box-ticking … Read More

Classroom Garden Ideas: Gardening In Containers
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Are you a teacher looking for ways to inspire your students to do gardening? Here is our first installment of classroom garden ideas. In this article, we will be sharing how to garden in containers. Classroom Garden Ideas: Cultivating Container … Read More

About Outdoor Education
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Having been in the field for slightly more than a decade, I sometimes recall one key question about my passion-turned-career: What is outdoor education? When I compare my perspective of outdoor education from the beginning till now, it seemed that … Read More

Environment And Science Resource Galore For Santa Cruz And Monterey Educators
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If you are an elementary or middle school teacher from Monterey and Santa Cruz counties, you should be really excited! There are many field-trip opportunities for both students and teachers from from state parks to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center to the Elkhorn … Read More

Chemperai Trail: A Family Friendly Outdoor Activity in Singapore’s Central Catchment Area
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The haze seems to have cleared (thanks to the Monsoon’s arrival) and most importantly, the holidays are right round the corner. For families who might be on a tight budget, fret not because there are still great places for outdoor … Read More

Sail and Learn Real World Math Applications
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Participating in the Adopt-a-Ship programme has allowed middle school students put knowledge learnt to practical usage such as real world math applications. Students are exposed to the difference of slogging through an algebraic equation for a good grade over calculating … Read More

Planning Water Ration: A Real Outdoor Maths Exercise
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Have you ever been on an outdoor programme and midway through the journey you realised that you are out of water? Well, you can simply take is a test of endurance and push yourself on until you reach the next … Read More

Bring Students To Learn Outdoors To Save Their Eyesight
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Children should be allowed to learn outdoors to stop them becoming short-sighted, a new study suggests. Researchers believe that youngsters are spending so long inside for lessons that it is damaging their eyesight. In China, pupils are already being taught in … Read More

Outdoor Learning: Education’s Next Revolution?
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If you’ve been out of school for a while, your memory of time spent in classrooms may be bathed in a nostalgic glow. In reality, though, you probably spent a lot of your time looking at the clock, bored out … Read More

Kids Benefit From Learning Outdoors – Expert
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Hartley Banack thinks all kids should get out of the classroom and into the great outdoors — at least part of the time. “Experiential learning is our primary source of knowledge,” said Banack, a lecturer at UBC’s department of curriculum and pedagogy. … Read More

Sailing Math Activities Series: Using The Chip Log To Measure Boat Speed
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Have you ever planned a sailing journey for your students and wondered how you could get them engaged throughout the journey? I personally have faced similar dilemmas – How do I value add the whole sailing journey? Especially when the … Read More