Outside Learning: It’s Elementary

by: Mary E. Outlaw and Steven H. Bell

Through a partnership with elementary teachers at Main Elementary School in Rome, Georgia, 42 children (one third-grade class and one fourth-grade class) learned how to use newspapers to rebuild slopes on their schoolgrounds that had been eroded by runoff. The project made environmental issues come alive for students, teachers, and professors as students reconstructed their ideas about their neighborhood and their role as stewards.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 10/1/2001Stock # sc01_039_02_16Volume 039Issue 02

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