Location, location, location! See what happens when schoolwork explores students' connections with local history, environment, culture, or economy.
- When students step out of the classroom and explore the concepts they’ve learned about, they deepen their understanding of science, themselves, and the world.
- When we are faced with challenges, our brains are activated to learn new things—so long as a foundation of safety, belonging, and trust is there as well.283
- There are plenty of logistics to consider, but educators say outdoor classes keep kids and teachers safer—and provide much-needed fresh air.12.7k
- Taking kids outside—whatever environment your school is in—provides a new path to engagement in learning.797
- A struggling district expands the concept of the school campus—using a museum, a zoo, and the city to teach its students.377