Dirty Teaching: A Beginner's Guide to Learning Outdoors (Paperback)

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Description


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.

About the Author


Juliet Robertson is an Education Consultant who specialises in outdoor learning. Prior to becoming a consultant, Juliet was a Headteacher at three schools making her more than qualified to help others improve their practice. She also writes the popular education blog, "I'm a teacher, get me outside here" where she alliterates her ideas and enthusiasm for learning outdoors.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781781351079
ISBN-10: 1781351074
Publisher: Independent Thinking
Publication Date: September 5th, 2014
Pages: 224
Language: English
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