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You don’t need to be an outdoor education expert to teach in the outdoor classroom. These blog posts will help you navigate common barriers to outdoor play and learning in the elementary school context so everyone can engage fully. Find posts here on how to set up your outdoor classroom, recommendations for outdoor teaching resources and gear, and which books might inspire your teaching in nature.

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