Creative STAR Learning | I'm a teacher, get me OUTSIDE here!
Writing outside is becoming increasingly popular in many primary and secondary schools.
A much-loved feature by children of all ages
A good fun natural measuring activity for these children.
The second in the series of Building your curriculum, outside and in.
The first in our series of Building your curriculum, outside and in.
One of the best things about woodlands are the old tree stumps.
When we lose our sense of place, we lose our feelings for place.
Something rarely considered is the need for shade and shelter outside for children.
There is a strong emphasis on the needs and rights of children of all ages to unstructured outdoor play.
Best described as an urban environmental education centre.
The children are enjoying and responding to literacy outdoors.
This is the blog post I’ve been wanting to write for months.
A German model of forest school is being given serious consideration by environmental organisations.
Community philosophy approach and education systems.
The real objects we treasure have a personal value.
Fred the Ted provides an avenue into literacy.
Beyond Curriculum for Excellence.
A simple activity for learning about measuring using…sticks!
There are many multisensory activities which can help children recognise letters.
Read, enjoy and be inspired to take your children to the woods this year…
A super lesson about angles.
Outdoor seats are a necessity in most Scottish schools.
A short and sweet activity about analogue time.
One helpful resource is comfy seating outside.
An opportunity to meet other teachers and compare outdoor learning activities.
Sticks are an essential resource for many outdoor activities.
I do believe every school needs sticks!
This blog post is entirely inspired by Judy Duncan, a Primary 7 teacher at Kingswells Primary School in Aberdeen.
Various reflective surfaces can be created or found.
Outdoor literacy activities on the theme of circles.
Have fun with symmetry, reflections and patterns.
These are the ideas and suggestions covered in the Outdoor Literacy workshop.
Imagine you have been given the opportunity to attend a training event for free.
Making learning maths outdoors fun!
Taking punctuation lessons outdoors.
Sticks are not a commonly used resource in most schools.
These adults know how to have fun!
Change is happening all around us. Natural processes are constantly at work.
I have been keeping my beady eye on decent outdoor books for children and adults.
2011 is just about to arrive with the usual celebrations in Scotland.
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