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Interdisciplinary Teaching Through Outdoor Education

Interdisciplinary Teaching Through Outdoor Education - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0736055024

Cover of Interdisciplinary Teaching Through Outdoor Education 06 (ISBN 978-0736055024)
ISBN13: 978-0736055024
ISBN10: 0736055029

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Published: 2006
International: No

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Interdisciplinary Teaching Through Outdoor Education - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0736055024

Camille J. Bunting

ISBN13: 978-0736055024
ISBN10: 0736055029

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Published: 2006
International: No
Summary
  • Seven units complete with sample lesson plans and activities will help you develop your own outdoor education program.
  • Highlight character qualities and reinforce academic curriculum standards in a way that enhances students' abilities to make interdisciplinary connections.
  • Develop students' interest and motivation to learn more about the outdoors, themselves, and others.

Interdisciplinary Teaching Through Outdoor Education provides teachers and recreation and outdoor leaders with outdoor activities as well as the expertise to expand students' understanding of the outdoors and develop their character. Units are included for challenge initiatives that don't require a ropes course, frontcountry camping, backcountry camping, outdoor cooking techniques, land navigation, casting and angling, and archery. Also discussed are rock climbing and canoeing and kayaking.

Developed for teachers and leaders of children and youth aged 10 to 15, this book does the following:

  • Grounds readers in the principles of teaching outdoor education
  • Provides them with current practices
  • Details seven introductory, ready-to-implement units of outdoor adventure activities presented so that novices to a particular activity can teach that unit
  • Includes easy-to-teach, step-by-step experiential education lesson plans that focus on basic outdoor skills, with character development qualities linked to each lesson
  • Helps teachers meet NASPE and multidisciplinary national standards for students in grades 5 to 10

In addition to the units and lesson plans, Interdisciplinary Teaching Through Outdoor Education provides teachers and leaders with the following:

  • Interdisciplinary connections in each lesson
  • Strategies for questioning students so that they find the answers and for developing character qualities within each lesson
  • Preparation, teaching, and assessment techniques for each lesson
  • Safety and teaching tips for each activity

And because planning time is a rare commodity for teachers, the author has gone to great lengths to provide the background and help that teachers need in order to give outdoor education a try. In fact, through Interdisciplinary Teaching Through Outdoor Education, teachers and leaders have the tools and guidance to develop their own outdoor programs.

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