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    INTO THE WOODS: The Value of Outdoors in Education

    Middle School Principal Paul Frantz

    When we think of teaching and learning, perhaps we conjure up images of a classroom filled with desks and whiteboards, where the teacher lectures from the front of a class filled with students dutifully listening and taking notes. While much of what we learn comes from the traditional “bricks and mortar” construct, we know there is much more to effective teaching and learning. We know that effective student learning involves student engagement through curiosity and exploration, relevant hands-on and collaborative projects.

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