What Does it Take to Get Students Learning Outside?

October 26, 2020 - 3:40pm -- staubach.9@osu.edu

Who is responsible for getting children outside to learn, play, and engage with the natural world?

Everyone.

From microchips to concrete, all resources are initially derived from the environment. Environmental literacy is a competency that is equally as important as learning to read and count. One does not need to know the specifics of the natural world, but should have an appreciation for the cycles, the elements, and power of the environment.