Participants will learn the importance of outdoor (nature) education and its ability to stimulate and motivate student learning and creativity in math, language, health, physical development, and science for pre-kindergarten through senior high school students.
As a result of participation in this course, students will:
1. Learn about the importance of outdoor education and nature’s ability to enhance student learning.
2. Learn about activities that will foster student learning across the curriculum from arts to science, math, reading and technology.
3. Learn about mental acuity.
4. Learn about creativity.
5. Promote health and wellness
6. Learn about activities that will foster student learning across the curriculum from art to science, math, reading and technology.
The required text is: Louv, R. (2008). Last Child in the Woods, revised edition. NC: Algonquin Books of Capital Hill. Textbook can be ordered from http://www.amazon.com