Outdoor Classroom Day is May 17, and we put the call out to National Geographic Certified Educators to give us their favorite outdoor activities and teaching resources. In addition to this awesome library of outdoor lessons, materials, and partner activities, here are seven ways our certified educators get their classes outside. Jacqueline Dukes | All Ages One of my favorite outdoor activities is Sports Day … Continue reading 7 Outdoor Classroom Day Tips from National Geographic Certified Educators
Outdoor Classroom Day is May 18! Get ready with these great ideas from Nat Geo Educators! 1. Gardening Becky Collins, a teacher at Lipscomb Academy in Nashville, Tennessee, created a gardening program for her kindergarten students, teaching them about where food comes from and how it’s grown. Through this project, Becky has convinced her pickiest eaters to try broccoli, and in the process she has … Continue reading 10 Ways to Take Your Classroom Outside!
Whether it’s a warm beautiful day, or a muddy, rainy one, kids shouldn’t feel stuck indoors. Here are a few of Nat Geo’s favorite ways to get kids connected to nature for some major fun (and learning, too)! What have you done lately to connect your kids with nature? Chat with us and each other on Facebook and Twitter using the #TeachNatGeo hashtag. Continue reading The #TeachNatGeo List: Getting Your Kids to Connect With the Outdoors
National Geographic invites you to share pictures of plants and animals from your world with the whole world. Last night, National Geographic received the 2013 Risorgimento Award from Destination Imagination, an organization that gives students the opportunity to learn and experience the creative process from imagination to innovation. In National Geographic’s acceptance speech, Melina Bellows of National Geographic Kids officially kicked off the Great Nature … Continue reading The Great Nature Project