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  • Lifelong Kindergarten
    Lifelong Kindergarten (English, Hardback) Mitchel Resnick

    In today's kindergartens, children spend more time with math worksheets and phonics flashcards than building blocks and finger paint. Kindergarten is becoming more like the rest of school. Here, learning expert Resnick argues for exactly the opposite: the rest of school (even the rest of life) should be more like kindergarten. 5 7/16 x 8.

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

    Learning Outside the Classroom outlines theory and practice that will enable and encourage teachers to systematically and progressively incorporate meaningful outdoor learning opportunities into their daily teaching activities in a wide variety of environments and with diverse populations of pupils. This is the first textbook based around the curriculum for prospective and practising primary and...

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

    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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  • Outdoor Learning in the Early Years
    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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  • Playing Outdoors: Spaces and Places, Risk and Challenge
    Playing Outdoors: Spaces and Places, Risk and Challenge (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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  • Good Practice in Playwork
    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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  • Creating Excellence in Primary School Playtimes
    Creating Excellence in Primary School Playtimes (English, Paperback) Michael Follett

    Helping schools to develop a long-term playtime strategy, this book shows how schools can overcome barriers to excellent play for child development and wellbeing. With proven examples that are workable within schools' playtime budgets, the strategies show how to tackle and improve upon common issues including behaviour, staffing and facilities.

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  • Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education
    Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education (English, Paperback) Alan Ewert

    Outdoor adventure activities are becoming an increasingly popular part of physical education programs. The physical risks of these activities are often foremost in the minds of both instructors and participants, yet it is managing group behavior which can prove to be the most difficult. This is the first book for students and practitioners to address this essential aspect of outdoor adventure...

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  • The Little Book of Woodland Challenges
    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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  • 100 Ideas for Early Years Practitioners: Outdoor Play
    100 Ideas for Early Years Practitioners: Outdoor Play (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....

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  • A Pedagogy of Place
    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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  • I Love Forest School
    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:...

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  • John Dewey and Education Outdoors
    John Dewey and Education Outdoors (English, Paperback) John Quay, Jayson Seaman

    In this book we take the reader on a journey through the various curriculum reforms that have emerged in the USA around the idea of conducting education outdoors - through initiatives such as nature-study, camping education, adventure education, environmental education, experiential education and place based education. This is a historical journey with an underlying message for educators, one we...

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  • CHANGE! A Student Guide to Social Action
    CHANGE! A Student Guide to Social Action (English, Paperback) Scott Myers-Lipton

    This is the first practical social change text devoted to students working in an academic environment. While there are many books about community organizing and social change, there are no college texts focusing on how to provide real-world experience with academic content taking into consideration the flow of the academic term. CHANGE! A Student Guide to Social Action is written specifically for...

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  • 3-2-1: Time for Parachute Fun
    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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  • A-Z of Learning Outside the Classroom
    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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  • Beyond Tourism
    Beyond Tourism (English, Paperback) Kenneth Cushner

    Cushner integrates current research on the intercultural experience and relates it to his personal travel experiences while providing guidelines to enable educators to integrate reflective travel as an active part of the educational experience of young people.

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  • Challenge Club Passport
    Challenge Club Passport (Paperback) Amy Sargent

    After providing both aspiring and current teachers with suggestions, ideas and techniques to incorporate in their lessons with "Outstanding Lesson Ahead", Amy Sargent's new book provides students with tasks to stretch their thinking skills, develop their creativity and consolidate their learning, without being just more of the same work that they have already completed. ...

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  • Reflective Playwork
    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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  • Outdoor Learning: Past and Present
    Outdoor Learning: Past and Present (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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