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Outdoor Education

Outdoor Education Review 1. Outdoor Education Theories (Maslow, Inverted U, Weiner, Reversal, Priest’s Model) 2. Developmental issues for grades 6-12 (cognitive, physical, growth, and social) Obesity in Adolescence 80% of obese preadolescents grow into obese adults 96% of obese teenagers become obese adults MS Psychomotor: Rapid & uneven growth Range of motor ability levels increases Range of skill level increasingly apparent Center of gravity changes Students learning...

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External Environment Analysis

External Environment Analysis Report By: Hussayn Jivraj () Abstract This report is compiled to analyze and understand the outdoor sportswear market in the UK. It is compiled to provide the reader with the information that affects the market via a PESTEL analysis, as well as its market size in the UK. Based upon data from previous years of this particular market, provided by a market report done by Keynote, I have also calculated a fairly stable growth forecast for the industry...

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Nature Deficit Disorder

the importance of outdoor play for today’s children. Last Child in the Woods I. Introduction A. When was the last time you saw a child climbing a tree? B. After you listen to me today, you will hopefully encourage more outdoor play for today’s children C. Being a mother and a teacher in today’s world, I see the lack of interest by children to “go outside and play” D. First, I’ll tell you what “Nature-Deficit Disorder” is, second I’ll tell you the benefits of more outdoor exposure, third I’ll...

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Future Trends of Crisis Interventions in the Human Services Delivery System

lessons to their daily lives. Students begin to learn to accept responsibility for their actions, and to better understand the correlation between cause and effect, action and reaction. By taking advantage of the heightened sense of awareness that an outdoor wilderness setting produces, students are guided to a clearer sense of self, self-awareness, and self-confidence. The majority of wilderness therapy programs' staffs include licensed clinical counselors responsible for screening applicants...

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annotated bib

weathering reveals patterns in order to navigate through unknown terrain. Generally, this article isn’t as useful as the others, but it does have quite an amount of useful information for perhaps other situations. Johnson, Rich. “Emergency Shelter.” Outdoor Life 212.2 (2005): 72. EBSCOhost. Web. 14 Nov. 2013. Rich presents tips on building emergency shelters in the wilderness. Factors to consider in selecting a site, advice on attaching the roofing materials, and the importance of considering the direction...

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the advantages and disadvantages of adventure

obsession with cleanliness might be leading to a rise in allergies, asthma, and inflammatory bowel disease. Getting dirty could just be the best path to developing a strong immune system.Going on adventures means getting dirty — and healthier. 2) Outdoor activities can prevent (or treat) a wide range of health problems. Doctors around the country are now handing out “park prescriptions” for conditions ranging from heart disease to obesity to attention deficit disorder. Adventure travel takes park...

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Outdoor Education Administration

|Outdoor Education Administration Program Planning Form | | | |Activity: Orienteering and problem solving skills. Gaining knowledge of local area | |and environment...

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What Is Outdoor Education?

What is outdoor education and what makes a successful outdoor educator? Around Australia, outdoor education exists within the broader education perspective (Bucknell, 2006). It is not compulsory for students in some schools to embark on an outdoor experience and when a group of secondary students do step of the bus, issues in the forefront of their mind would most likely consist of “how will I cope with going to the toilet in the bush?” or “I’m glad I am sharing a tent with my best friend” (Dickson...

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Importance of Playing Outdoor Games

Importance of outdoor games in our life In this age, where children are suffering from obesity, outdoor games form an important part of our life. Outdoor games have long term benefits on our health. Adequate outdoor activity increases health and physical development by improving sensory development, reducing obesity and stimulating blood cells. Health benefits: Outdoor activities help us stay fit and active which will benefit us in the long run. We can ward prevent problems like obesity and heart...

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More Outdoor Time. (the Effect on Student Education)

by National Wildlife Federation, Back to School: Back Outside, time spent outdoors both during school and at home helps children become high-performance learners and score higher on standard tests. Unfortunately, American children spend only minutes a day playing and learning outdoors which presents a new educational challenge for our country. The report examines the impact of outdoor and environmental education, outdoor time and nature study on student motivation, effectiveness at learning, classroom...

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