Book Title: A-Z of Learning Outside the Classroom

Details: Author: Grigg, Dr Russell

Reading Age: All Ages

Publisher: Bloomsbury Education

ISBN-13: 9781472921208

Number of pages: 192

Dimensions: 24.4 x 1.3 x 17.3 cm

Retail Price: €25.63

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Book Description
Learning outside the classroom has been high on the political agenda for several years now, but recent Ofsted reports indicate that this can be confined to termly or yearly trips, as an 'extra'. This book provides a convincing and readable promotion of regular outdoor learning. It draws on relevant research to reinforce that working in real environments benefits children s all-round development cognitively, emotionally, physically and spiritually. This is illustrated through a wide range of engaging activities, from how to make a scarecrow, to interpreting a painting in a gallery, from getting the best from a library visit, to how best to attack a medieval castle.

This practical guide for busy teachers will help them to link what they do in and out of the class. It's a must for every staffroom bookshelf."