Happy New Year and welcome to Spring 2018. During this semester our students, curators, and collaborators will share outdoors activities with emphasis on specific learning topics. The topics are related to higher education courses also being taught this term.
Our first topic is the Environment. The focus is sustainability, climate, food, lands, reducing human impact, etc. Other topics will be open based on current interest and news.
We start our Spring 2018 with an outdoors Visit to the Center of Environmental Studies of Comunitat Valenciana in Spain.
Solar and wind exhibits outside main building of Center of Environmental Studies of Valencian Community. The center has a sample of energy sources used in Spain.
More photos of their farm and garden coming soon. Visit their website
#Scouting of the future. #OutdoorsLearning and emerging technologies together to educate the #NextGeneration of #Scouts, #youthleaders, #digitalleadersoftomorrow ==> #Repost @scoutsguatemala
#RecordandoEl2017 Hoy recordamos el 1er. Foro Regional Interclanes de la región 2, que se llevó a cabo en el Hipódromo del Norte, zona 2 de Guatemala, el pasado 2 de abril. #ScoutGuatemala #ScoutsGuatemala
The news of a stolen bike was announced when a new biking trip between Barcelona and Madrid was ready to start. This is a lesson from adversity and how these storms strengthen our vision and goals. The sun will shine again. @vamospedalenado is an example and an inspiration to many people who follow his adventures. His photos, chronicles, and outdoors wisdom will continue. Follow him, share his photos, and donate to help him in getting a new bike. – Outdoors University.
The sun always shine after the storms of life. Perseverance and faith are some of most challenging lessons. #KeepBiking #KeepCamping
==> #Repost @vamospedaleando
🇪🇸 El día que llegué a Nazaré fue un día bastante duro tanto física como mentalmente. Volvía de visitar Coimbra y Fatima que están mas al centro y volver a la costa significaba pedalear con el viento en contra 💨🚴🏽. Pero lo peor vino luego cuando entré al pueblo y se me pinchó una rueda. Ya no me quedaba ni repuestos, ni parches, y ademas no había tienda de bicicletas. Estaba jo… 😓
Por suerte un señor me dijo que había un supermercado de estos que tienen de todo, y que vendía cámaras para la bici. Así que le hice un nudo a la cámara rota y logré rodar 4km de subida hasta la tienda. Tras arreglar la rueda, me mató psicológicamente el hecho de no poder ver el atardecer desde el mirador de olas del pueblo 🌊. Así que me fui un poco decepcionado y triste hasta que conseguí este bosque 🌲. Solo 5min aquí, con el sonido de los grillos en la noche, fueron suficientes para hacerme ver que aún con los inconvenientes, el día terminaba de manera espectacular 😃
… 🇺🇸 The day I went to Nazaré was physically and mentally challenging. After visiting Coimbra and Fatima, which are in the middle of Portugal, I had to go back to the coast. That meant riding against the wind 💨🚴🏽 But the worse part was when I got to Nazaré and had a flat. I didn’t have anything to repair it and the town had no bicycle shop 😱. After finding the way to fix it, I got frustrated because I couldn’t watch the sunset. I left the town very disappointed until I found this forest 🌲. 5 min here, in dark and silence, were enough to realize that even with all the inconveniences, the day ended in a spectacular way 😃.
Problem-based learning (PBL) is integrated at Two Rivers Public Charter School in Washington, DC, at every grade level—pre-K through eighth grade. Students are presented with a real-world problem, undertake a series of investigations, and create a product that they present to an authentic audience as part of the Expeditionary Learning (EL) Education framework.
PBL enables the school to reach all learners. “There are multiple entry points,” explains Julia Tomasko, a fourth-grade teacher. “It’s easy to scaffold [PBL] for students who need more support, and the sky’s the limit for extensions.”
Curated by International Business Management students