Outdoor learning: Risk and guiding children

Read more to discover an outdoor educator’s observations in an outdoor learning environment. She discusses children’s choices, her fears of children’s freedom, and the children’s excitement about fishing, building their own fire for a barbeque, and cooking their lunch over the fire. She raises questions like “Could I step back and allow the children to discover and choose their own interests?” and “Why do I regularly experience a sense of fear as my students do something new or out of character for themselves?”

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