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Learning in an outdoor classroom
Posted on 10/10/2018
Outdoor classroom

Last week during a conference entitled "Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning," educators from across the province got to see the effects of an outdoor classroom first hand.

Marjorie Hale, kindergarten classroom teacher, led the long line of students and 40 or so guests out the doors. Five minutes later, they were seemingly in the middle of nowhere – except for a neat little set up of benches, a fire pit, a table and a tarp.

This was the outdoor classroom. It is the hub in the centre of a network of trails that each young student was very familiar with, even at this early point in the school year.

Read the full article published in the Oct. 10, 2018 edition of The Westend Weekly.

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