An outdoor curriculum follows the idea of teaching students by going out of the classroom. When they are outdoors, they experience the world, try doing things and learn in a more authentic environment. The problem with the current educational setting is that everything is inside the class.
There are a lot of abstract concepts students can’t relate to. They also feel bored doing the same thing over and over again. They tend to develop academically, but this is the only aspect that is trained. For holistic learning, the head, heart, and mind must be developed. This can be a reality if you follow an outdoor curriculum.
There are a lot of things a teacher can do in line with this curriculum. Science teachers, for instance, can teach the impact of global warming by visiting forests and coastlines. They can explain how human activities have changed the landscape of …