Outdoor Learning Webinar References

Mandated documents                                                                                                                                                                          

4. Australian Curriculum                               

https://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/resources/curriculum-connections/

https://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/f-10-curriculum/general-capabilities/

https://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/resources/curriculum-connections/portfolios/outdoor-learning/

2. Early Years Learning Framework

https://k10outline.scsa.wa.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/4629/EYLF_complete_doc.pdf

3. National Quality Standard

1.1.1 Approved learning framework: Curriculum decision-making contributes to each child’s learning and development outcomes in relation to their identity, connection with community, wellbeing, confidence as learners and effectiveness as communicators.

3. National Quality Standard

1.2.3 Child directed learning: Each child's agency is promoted, enabling them to make choices and decisions that influence events and their world.

https://www.acecqa.gov.au/nqf/national-quality-standard/quality-area-1-educational-program-and-practice

3. National Quality Standard

3.2.1 Inclusive environment: Outdoor and indoor spaces are organised and adapted to support every child's participation and to engage every child in quality experiences in both built and natural environments

https://www.acecqa.gov.au/nqf/national-quality-standard/quality-area-3-physical-environment

3. National Quality Standard

5.1.1 Positive teacher to child interactions Responsive and meaningful interactions build trusting relationships which engage and support each child to feel secure, confident and included. https://www.acecqa.gov.au/nqf/national-quality-standard/quality-area-5-relationships-with-children

1. School Curriculum and Standards Authority

https://k10outline.scsa.wa.edu.au/home/principles/guiding-principles/phases-of-schooling

https://k10outline.scsa.wa.edu.au/home/teaching/general-capabilities-over/general-capabilities-overview/general-capabilities-in-the-australian-curriculum

Supporting documents

9. Brussoni, M., Ishikawa T., Brunelle, S., & Herrington, S. (2017). Landscapes for play: Effects of an intervention to promote nature-based risky play in early childhood centres. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 54, 139 -150.  

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvp.2017.11.001

10. Dowdell, K., Gray, T., & Malone, K. (2011). Nature and its influence on children’s outdoor play. Australian Journal of Outdoor Education, 15(2), 24-35.   

https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ985644

12 Gardner, H. (1984). Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences. Heinemann    

https://howardgardner.com/multiple-intelligences/

https://howardgardner.com/m-i-new-horizons/

6. Gray, T. (2018). Outdoor learning: Not new, just newly important. Curriculum Perspectives, 38(2), 145-149.

https://doi.org/10.1007/s41297-018-0054-x

7. Louv, R. (2005). Last child in the woods: Saving our children from nature deficit disorder. Atlantic Books.

http://richardlouv.com/books/last-child

8. Outdoor Learning: Practical guidance, ideas and support for teachers and practitioners in Scotland.  

https://education.gov.scot/improvement/Documents/hwb24-ol-support.pdf

6. Sharma-Brymer, V., Davids, K., Brymer, E., & Bland, D. (2018). Affordance in nature: Australian primary school children identify learning opportunities. Curriculum Perspectives, 38, 175-180. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41297-018-0052-z

11. Sobel, D. (2007). Childhood and nature: Design principles for educators. Stenhouse Publishers.

https://www.davidsobelauthor.com/childhood-and-nature

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