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This book seeks to bring together the two disciplines of informal and outdoor education, and challenges readers to think differently about outdoor and adventure education. It develops core ideas and thinking about informal education within outdoor settings, and explores how its principles and practice can enhance outdoor education. A wide...
Outdoor adventure activities are becoming an increasingly popular part of physical education programs. The physical risks of these activities are often foremost in the minds of both instructors and participants, yet it is managing group behavior which can prove to be the most difficult. This is the first book for...
Mike Fairclough, renowned headmaster at West Rise Junior School, TES Primary School of the Year, demonstrates how teachers and leaders can cultivate a culture of risk-taking and danger within their students - and themselves.
By Rosalyn Reed
Here is the history of how exciting and innovative environmental education has been provided by the Countryside Education Trust for 40 years. People of all ages have visited the farm-based residential centre, a study centre in beautiful ancient woodland, or taken part in a range of countryside activities.
Globetrotting or Global Citizenship? explores the broad range of international experiential learning options available to Canadian students, as well as the opportunities and the ethical dilemmas that come with them.
By Ed Mickolus
By some counts, Model United Nations MUN has become the single most popular extracurricular academic activity among high school students.
Science fairs, clubs, and talent searches are familiar fixtures in American education, yet little is known about why they began and grew in popularity.
In this text, the educationalist and writer Fred Sedgwick explores in a practical way the many opportunities for intense learning that children and teachers can find outside the confines of the classroom. This original work is based on tried and tested methods from UK primary schools and is illustrated throughout.
By Robbie Nicol
Learning Outside the Classroom outlines theory and practice that will enable and encourage teachers to systematically and progressively incorporate meaningful outdoor learning opportunities into their daily teaching activities in a wide variety of environments and with diverse populations of pupils. This is the first textbook based around the curriculum for...