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
By Daniel Raven-Ellison As a National Geographic Explorer and a geography educator, I’m really excited about #OutdoorClassroomDay this Thursday (October 12). Outdoor Classroom Day is a global campaign to inspire and celebrate outdoor learning and play. On the day, thousands of schools around the world take lessons outside and prioritize playtime. As well as having fun, they will show how important and easy it is … Continue reading Five Steps to Transform Your Students into Explorers for Outdoor Classroom Day
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!