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Meet the BEETLES: Bringing Wonder, Curiosity & Science to Residential Outdoor Schools

by Kevin Beals & Craig Strang magine a residential outdoor science program where instructors—all of them—routinely combine their passion for the natural world with a deep understanding of research-based teaching approaches that are based on all we know about how people learn. BEETLES (Better Environmental Education, Teaching, Learning, Expertise & Sharing), funded by the S.D. […]

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OCF Releases Outdoor School Planning Guide

t’s ironic how, in spite of the growing body of evidence that outdoor and environment-based education results in improved student learning, and in spite of passionate parental and community support, traditional outdoor school programs are increasingly endangered by that most mundane of threats — state and district education budget cuts. Today, fewer than half of […]

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