A selection of inspiring quotes to kickstart your explorations into the curriculum outdoors.
With a growing body of evidence demonstrating that in addition to being outside reducing transmittance of the virus, learning outdoors is also shown to impact on a range of development including physical, communication, health, eyesight, resilience and emotional wellbeing, the case for outdoor learning has never been stronger.Dr Jo Traunter, quoted in a blog on Jan White's Early Childhood Outdoors (ECO) site, May 2020
Experience and a variety of evidence suggest that learning in natural environments (LINE) can be effective in delivering transformational change in outcomes for students and hence by inference to school performance.Student Outcomes & Natural Schooling: Pathways from evidence to impact report 2016
The findings here suggest that lessons in nature allow students to simultaneously learn classroom curriculum while rejuvenating their capacity for learning, or “refuel in flight.”Do Lessons in Nature Boost Subsequent Classroom Engagement? Refueling Students in Flight, Frontiers In Psychology, January 2018