Outdoor Learning in 3rd Class

Ms. O’Brien and Ms. Cunningham engage their Third Class students in some Outdoor Learning
Outdoor learning provides many benefits for the student. It improves academic achievement , provides a bridge to higher order learning, makes learning more engaging and relevant, nurtures creativity and improves motivation. Outdoor learning can also assist children to learn about decision making, develop their ability to share , encourage group work and independence.Time spent outdoors is also thought to help relieve stress and anxiety, improve self esteem, mental health and well being in young people.