Finding Nature News has shared this NPR Morning Edition story (21 December, 2021) which highlights how schools in the US are taking and keeping classes outdoors, regardless of the weather. Shared with permission of the Children & Nature Network.
This Early Intervention Foundation report published 26 November 2021 provides an evidence review of the impact of pandemic life on physical development in the early years. This blog by Jan White posted on Early Childhood Outdoors (17 December 2021) stresses the importance of being outdoors in early years settings, for [...]
Rebecca Logsdon, Scotland Education Manager for the John Muir Award, reflects on a nearly 40 per cent increase in John Muir Award activity in schools compared to last academic year. Read more in this John Muir Trust news post (25 October 2021).
This article in The Herald (29/7/21) Future of Education series explores how outdoors time was offered at one Stirlingshire school in the form of digital detox days during Covid restrictions. Many lessons outdoors, including art, maths and science, are being continued.
Child in the City (27/9/21) shares an article on How addressing our young kids’ COVID-19 learning loss is a matter of child’s play based on data and research from Alberta. This argues against narrow academic approaches in Covid recovery. The article provides a useful summary of child and adult led [...]