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Dirty Teaching: A Beginner's Guide to Learning Outdoors Paperback – Sept. 5 2014
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One of the keys to a happy and creative classroom is getting out of it and this book will give you the confidence to do just that. Drawing on academic research, Juliet explains why learning outdoors is so beneficial and provides plenty of tips and activities to help you to integrate outdoor learning into your teaching practice, providing a broad range of engaging outdoor experiences for your students.
There is no need for expensive tools or complicated technologies: all you need is your coat and a passion for learning - oh, and you'd better bring the kids too!
Topics covered include: forest schools, learning outside the classroom, outdoor education, nature activities, caring for the environment, play in schools, investigative play, urban outdoor activities, problem solving, creative thinking and strategies for supporting curriculum objectives.
For all primary practitioners who want to shake up their usual classroom routine and discover the benefits of teaching outdoors.
Dirty Teaching was a finalist in the Non-Fiction People's Book Prize Winter 2014 collection.
"Provides teachers who want to take their practice outdoors with strategies to minimize bureaucratic barriers, tactics to seamlessly integrate indoor and outdoor teaching, and countless cross-curricular activities that can be implemented with minimal resources. The pages are packed with creative ideas for active and engaging outdoor lessons." -- Simon Beames "University of Edinburgh"
About the Author
- Publisher : Crown House Publishing - Uk; 1st edition (Sept. 5 2014)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 224 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1781351074
- ISBN-13 : 978-1781351079
- Item weight : 477 g
- Dimensions : 18.29 x 1.52 x 22.15 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: #54,263 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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