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Learning outside the classroom : theory and guidelines for practice, Simon Beames, Pete Higgins, and Robbie Nicol

Label
Learning outside the classroom : theory and guidelines for practice
Title
Learning outside the classroom
Title remainder
theory and guidelines for practice
Statement of responsibility
Simon Beames, Pete Higgins, and Robbie Nicol
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The first curricular-focused outdoor learning textbook for prospective and practising K-12 teachers, this book provides both academic justification and practical support for educators working in a wide variety of environments and with diverse populations of students to incorporate more meaningful outdoor learning opportunities into their daily teaching activities. Learning Outside the Classroom is not a set of prescriptive activities that can be read and used uncritically. The idea of adaptation for personal relevance is central. All teachers are capable of enhancing their students' learning experiences by systematically and progressively incorporating ventures outside the classroom into their lessons. The principles and examples presented in this book are intended to be adapted by teachers to suit the needs of their students in ways that draw upon content offered by the local landscape and its natural and built heritage. Nor is this book just about outdoor learning; it's about good teaching -- wherever it takes place. It is about helping teachers devise and use the tools with which they can address the largely uncontested assumption that legitimate learning only occurs within four walls. Learning outside the classroom affords teachers the privilege of helping and the joy of observing students in a process of intellectual, emotional, and social growth that can last a lifetime"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beames, Simon
Dewey number
371.3/84
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB1047
LC item number
.B37 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Higgins, Peter J
  • Nicol, Robbie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Outdoor education
  • Place-based education
Label
Learning outside the classroom : theory and guidelines for practice, Simon Beames, Pete Higgins, and Robbie Nicol
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction and overview -- Learning across the curriculum -- Education for sustainable development -- Learning through local landscapes -- Harnessing student curiosity -- Enabling students to take responsibilities -- Building community partnerships -- Administration and risk management -- Supervising people outdoors -- Putting it all together: developing an action plan to take learning outdoors
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 126 pages
Isbn
9780415893626
Lccn
2011012782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)690084836
  • (OCoLC)ocn690084836
Label
Learning outside the classroom : theory and guidelines for practice, Simon Beames, Pete Higgins, and Robbie Nicol
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction and overview -- Learning across the curriculum -- Education for sustainable development -- Learning through local landscapes -- Harnessing student curiosity -- Enabling students to take responsibilities -- Building community partnerships -- Administration and risk management -- Supervising people outdoors -- Putting it all together: developing an action plan to take learning outdoors
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 126 pages
Isbn
9780415893626
Lccn
2011012782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)690084836
  • (OCoLC)ocn690084836

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