Outdoor Classroom Project – North Wicklow Educate Together Secondary School
Posted by admin, February 13, 2018

North Wicklow Educate Together Secondary School students along with architect Gillian Brady set about creating plans for an outdoor classroom with some interesting results….

https://www.northwicklowetsecondary.ie/

Outdoor education an organised way of learning that takes place in nature and outdoors, draws upon the theory of experiential education a process between teachers and students that champions learning environment and teaching content.

 

Students presenting first design ideas for their 'outdoor classroom'

Students presenting first design ideas for their ‘outdoor classroom’

 

Students measuring the school hall to make scaled plan drawings

Students measuring the school hall to make scaled plan drawings

 

Students measuring Headlands garden to make scaled plan drawings

Students measuring Headlands garden to make scaled plan drawings

 

Students working with architect Gillian Brady

Students working with architect Gillian Brady

For extra research on Outdoor Classrooms try these links:

https://outdoorclassroomday.com/about/   – Outdoor Classroom Day

http://www.thejournal.ie/outdoor-classroom-mayo-2780572-May2016/  – ‘Students in Mayo built this impressive outdoor classroom’

http://www.urbanfarm.ie/belvedere-college-urban-farm.html - Belvedere College Urban Farm

https://www.independent.ie/life/food-drink/our-outdoor-classroom-is-one-of-our-best-resources-29991612.html -’Our Outdoor Classroom is one of the best resources’

http://www.creativeeducation.co.uk/blog/learning-outside-the-classroom/  – 10 reasons to take learning outside the classroom

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