Extra-curricular activities books

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  • Learning Outside the Classroom (English, Paperback) Simon Beames, Pete Higgins

    "The first curricular-focused outdoor learning textbook for prospective and practising K-12 teachers, this book provides both academic justification and practical support for educators working in a wide variety of environments and with diverse populations of students to incorporate more meaningful outdoor learning opportunities into their daily teaching activities. Learning Outside the Classroom...

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  • Pedagogues and Protesters (English, Hardback) Conrad Edick Wright

    A student activist's view of Harvard college in colonial times

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  • Pedagogues and Protesters (English, Paperback) Conrad Edick Wright

    On April 4, 1768, about one hundred angry Harvard College undergraduates, well over half the student body, left school and went home, in protest against new rules about class preparation. Their action constituted the largest student strike at any colonial American college. Many contemporaries found the cause trivial and the students' decision inexplicable, but in the undergraduates' own minds it...

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  • Crisis Management for Education Abroad (Paperback)

    The best way to handle an emergency is to plan for it. Make sure your education abroad office has a plan in place for responding to crisis situations involving students studying abroad. This title offers guidance on planning and promoting safe programs abroad; responding to crises; mitigating organisational liability; and insurance.

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  • 100 Ideas for Early Years Practitioners (English, Paperback) Julie Mountain

    Children benefit hugely from regular, frequent and progressive outdoor play, and it should therefore be an integral part of their early education. This brand new addition to the 100 ideas series offers early years practitioners easy-to-implement outdoor play activities and practical advice on managing and evaluating your provision. Dip in and out of the ideas which range in complexity, from...

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  • Outdoor Learning in the Early Years (English, Paperback) Helen Bilton

    A guide to create effective outdoor environments for young children's learning. It covers various aspects of working outdoors in the early years, and explains the importance of outdoor play to children's development. It shows how to: manage and set up the outdoor area, allow children to take managed risks, and make sense of work and play.

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  • The Little Book of Woodland Challenges (Paperback) Rebecca Aburrow

    There are endless benefits to taking outdoor learning to a natural or woodland setting. The Little Book of Woodland Challenges can be used in collaboration with Forest School, or as a stand alone book of activities that can take place outdoors in woodland or forest settings. Each activity provides alternative ideas if your setting does not have a woodland space. This book provides a wide range of...

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  • A Pedagogy of Place (English, Paperback) Brian Wattchow, Mike Brown

    This timely book offers an alternative vision for outdoor education practice. A Pedagogy of Place calls into question some of the underlying assumptions and 'truths' about outdoor education, putting forward alternatives to current practice that are responsive to local conditions and cultural traditions. In this renewal of outdoor education philosophy and practice, the emphasis is upon responding...

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  • The Whole Spectrum of Social, Motor and Sensory Games (English, Paperback) Barbara Sher

    Fun easy games for parents and teachers to play with kids of all ages Play is increasingly recognized by neuroscientists and educators as a vital component in brain development, academic success and learning social skills.

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  • Playing Outdoors (English, Paperback) Helen Tovey

    This book makes an important contribution to current debates on risk, safety and challenge in outdoor environments for young children. It brings together research from a range of different disciplines, as well as illustrative examples of children's play and talk outdoors.

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  • Reflective Playwork (English, Paperback) Jacky Kilvington, Ali Wood

    Presents an introduction to playwork values, principles and practice for those who work with children. This book recognizes that all have a need for play, and seeks to encourage the provision of time and space for all children to freely enjoy its benefits. It is suitable for playworkers and those who work with children.

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  • 50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Nature (Paperback) Kate Bass

    Using natural resources has long been part of the Montessori and Steiner philosophies and some mainstream early years provisions were already starting to emulate this practice. The recent popularity of Forest Schools demonstrates how practitioners recognise the benefits of offering children open-ended activities using natural resources. Not all settings are fortunate enough to have access to a...

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  • Playing with Fire (Paperback) Mike Fairclough

    Mike Fairclough, renowned headmaster at West Rise Junior School, TES Primary School of the Year, demonstrates how teachers and leaders can cultivate a culture of risk-taking and danger within their students - and themselves.

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  • Outdoor Learning (English, Paperback) Rosaleen Joyce

    This book places outdoor learning in a theoretical, historical and social context of constructions of children, childhood and the use of the outdoors.

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  • Adventure Education (English, Paperback) Chris Hodgson

    This title explores the most important strategies for teaching, learning and implementation in adventure education. It is fully illustrated throughout with real-world case studies and details research surveying the key contemporary issues facing adventure education practitioners.

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  • 3-2-1: Time for Parachute Fun (English, Paperback) Clare Beswick

    Featuring activities that promote social and emotional growth, imaginative play, listening & communication skills, this resource provides parents, teachers, and others with ideas to get children moving and learning.

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  • Good Practice in Playwork (English, Paperback) Paul Bonel, Jennie Lindon

    Approved by SPRITO, this text is fully revised throughout to reflect the latest thinking and practice, and is based upon the National Occupational Standards.

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  • I Love Forest School (English, Paperback) Martin Pace

    This is not a treatise to get children into the outdoors - that is acknowledged as read. This is a book which considers the following: (i) Different approaches educators can take to working with children in outdoor environments (ii) The benefits of each approach, favouring those which are more child-led. (iii) The book will examine how practice in the woodland can influence educators and how they...

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  • A-Z of Learning Outside the Classroom (Paperback) Russell Grigg, Helen Lewis

    Learning outside the classroom has been high on the political agenda for several years now, but recent Ofsted reports indicate that this can be confined to termly or yearly trips, as an 'extra'. This book provides a convincing and readable promotion of regular outdoor learning. It draws on relevant research to reinforce that working in 'real' environments benefits children's all-round development...

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  • The Outdoor Classroom (English, Paperback) Hilary Harriman Currently Unavailable More details

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