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SP36-21 The Classroom with the Green Floor & Blue Ceiling - Bringing Teaching and Learning Outdoors

The Classroom with the Green Floor & Blue Ceiling   - Bringing Teaching and Learning Outdoors

DATE:    Wednesday, 14th April 2021
TIME:     7.00pm to 8.00pm 
VENUE: Online Webinar


The content of the course will include-

  • Why using the outdoors as a location and resource for teaching and learning has never been so relevant
  • How to teach simple cross-curricular lessons outdoors with primary school classes and stay sane
  • Sample lessons and ideas for a range of curricular subjects for all primary class levels for the final school term
  • Ideas for developing outdoor spaces in school grounds

All participants will receive a copy of the presentation as well as sample seasonal lesson plans, accompanying planning notes, online links and editable SESE trails


Paul O’Donnell is principal of St. Patrick’s N.S., Slane, Co. Meath and is currently seconded to the CPSMA management body. He has facilitated many courses nationwide on bringing teaching and learning outdoors. Paul is also the author of Wild Teaching Cross-curricular Lessons Outdoors for Agoraphobic Teachers, published by Meath Co. Council and The Heritage Council. The book has been featured on the RTE Radio 1 programme, Mooney Goes Wild, the INTO’s InTouch magazine and a recent NCCA webinar on bringing learning outdoors. @Donegalpaul9


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Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 14-04-2021 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 14-04-2021 8:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Course Fee To book a place on this course click in to the course details and use the registration link provided

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