Moving the Classroom Outdoors

Schoolyard-Enhanced Learning in Action

Since Herb Broda published Schoolyard-Enhanced Learning, his groundbreaking first book on outdoor learning, many schools across North America have embraced the benefits of "greening" their learning programs. Herb has visited dozens of these schools and nature centers, and he showcases the very best examples of schoolyard-enhanced learning in action in his new book Moving the Classroom Outdoors, complete with photos of a wide variety of outdoor learning environments.

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Since Herb Broda published Schoolyard-Enhanced Learning, his groundbreaking first book on outdoor learning, many schools across North America have embraced the benefits of "greening" their learning programs. Herb has visited dozens of these schools and nature centers, and he showcases the very best examples of schoolyard-enhanced learning in action in his new book Moving the Classroom Outdoors, complete with photos of a wide variety of outdoor learning environments.

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About the Author(s)

Herb is a professor emeritus of education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Ashland University in Ohio. He teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses with an emphasis on middle school education, instructional methods, and outdoor/experiential education.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword by Rick Wormeli
  • Acknowledgment
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Preparing to Use the Outdoors
  • Chapter 2: Enhancing the Schoolyard for Outdoor Learning
  • Chapter 3: Outdoor Teaching: Tips and Tricks, Gimmicks and Grabbers
  • Chapter 4: Developing Outdoor Learning Programs in Urban Areas
  • Chapter 5: Enhancing Outdoor Learning with Technology by Matthew Broda
  • Chapter 6: A Little More Information
  • Postscript
  • References
  • Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-8
Media: 216 pp/paper
Year: 2010
Item No: 0791Item No: 0915Item No: B791
ISBN: 978-157110-791-6ISBN: 978-157110-915-6ISBN: 978-15711B-791-6

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