Making the Most of Outdoor Learning

Making the Most of Outdoor Learning

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This exciting new book in the 'Making the most of' series shows the
value of outdoor as well as indoor learning environments, giving
children access to an enabling environment that will engage them and
provide opportunities to extend their learning. The book demonstrates
how outdoor spaces, both in the setting and further afield, can add
richness to the learning environment setting's provide for very young
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 208 x 296 x 8mm | 480.81g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Featherstone
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • Colour photos
  • 1408137291
  • 9781408137291
  • 710,111

About Linda Thornton

Linda Thornton has over thirty years experience in education as a
teacher, headteacher, adviser and lead officer for early years. She is
passionate about developing children's thinking and learning, valuing
creative learning environments and encouraging educators to think about
the `why' as well as the `how' in their approach to teaching. Linda is
a director of alc associates and currently provides consultancy and
training for local authorities across the UK.
Pat Brunton's background as a research scientist has led to her
interest in the idea of babies and young children as researchers, and
to recognising the value of involving families in their children's
learning through science and technology. She has extensive
experience of the early years field and provides training for a wide
variety of audiences including school governors, teachers, early years
and childcare practitioners and children's centre professionals.
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Review quote

This book has already been receiving positive feedback from nurseries...Using case studies, down-to-earth text and beautiful photographs, it offers new ideas on how to use the outdoors to enhance learning. * Nursery World * Fabulous! Anyone who has been fortunate enough to go on a course run by these two wonderful ladies will instantly recognise their high quality play, sensory, hands-on and experience-based activities * Early Years Educator *
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