Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Importance of Outdoor Learning

Traditionally, learning and education has always done indoors in a safe and secure and lean environment, but this has since been revised and look into more detail.

Outside environment is rich in natural space and the dynamic of a lot can be learned through physical processes and interactive. Children of all ages will be able to learn in a fun and healthy environment when some classes are taken outside. Its value as an important lean environment has been recognized by many different pieces of research, and more recently Stage Early Years Foundation (EYFS).

They have been able to summarize the values ​​of the outdoors and have identified the following in particular;

    * Being outdoors has a positive influence on children's welfare and all other aspects of development.
    * The outside of the home offers the opportunity to do things in different ways and at different scales, which is not possible in the room is accessible.
    * They also give children real life experience with the weather, seasons, wildlife and their habitats as well as many other things related to the natural world.
    * They give children the freedom to explore and use their senses and be physically active and alive.

Because of its unique features and characteristics of the outside offer, it will provide children with experiences and activities that can not be easily replicated in the room. It has the same value of learning in a room and provide a basis from which children can actively acquire academic information. They need support from adults who are involved and enthusiastic about the outdoors to show them how important and how it can affect their health and wellbeing; it will seek to ensure that they have a positive opinion from the outside, helping them form a well balanced lifestyle and active.

While teaching in your outdoor environment to actively encourage children to make their own decisions about things, while also giving them the opportunity to freely explore, solve problems and grow in confidence as they create their own experience. They need a lot of time to develop their own skills and find things they are interested in, and things that they do not, something that can only be achieved by giving them time to investigate the accident environment. They will make predictions with a drawing of what they have leaned in the classroom in addition to playing experience, they will be able to actively learn and test these theories because they experience things first hand for themselves.

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