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Title: Review of 'Children Learning Outside the Classroom: From Birth to Eleven' Waite, Sue (2011). London: Sage; 236 pages. $35.95. ISBN 9780857020482.
Contributor(s): Taylor, Neil  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2011
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/9075
Abstract: It is a pleasure to provide a review for 'Children Learning Outside the Classroom: From Birth to Eleven', edited by Sue Waite. The book will be of significant value to teachers and teacher educators. In the introduction, Waite notes "that despite evangelical texts extolling the benefits of the outdoors for very young children and a research literature on outdoor education, there was relatively little theory underpinning how and why learning outside the classroom might be beneficial and for what." Amongst the many other things it achieves, the book examines this issue and provides a theoretical perspective for outdoors education in a way that is accessible and informative to practitioners. In 15 chapters the book covers a very diverse range of topics related to outdoor education.
Publication Type: Review
Source of Publication: Children, Youth and Environments, v.21 (1)
Publisher: University of Colorado
Place of Publication: United States of America
ISSN: 1546-2250
Field of Research (FOR): 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 930202 Teacher and Instructor Development
930102 Learner and Learning Processes
HERDC Category Description: D3 Review of Single Work
Other Links: http://cye.colorado.edu/cye_journal/review.pl?n=295
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