Stepping out is all about taking the small, but significant step to embracing learning outside the classroom. Lessons can be as structured or as open-ended as necessary; often more structure to begin with steadily leads to more student-led inquiry once everyone develops their ‘outdoor learning legs’..which is the beauty of outdoor learning.
RESOURCE TO GET STARTED
Getting Going with Outdoor Learning has the structure you need to begin teaching outdoors. For more great ideas, check out Juliet Robertson’s books Messy Maths and Dirty Teaching.
Read about the risks and benefits of learning outdoors using our guide.
Take a look at this resource database, provided by Outdoor Classroom Day to find ideas and inspiration for curriculum-linked outdoor learning.
Listen to Juliet Robertson discuss “A Yearning For Learning” on this episode of Pivotal Podcast.