Learning with Lizards

The weather in North Carolina is pretty warm year-round, which makes for an excellent climate for lizards. When Michelle McElhiney’s fifth-grade students started noticing the lizards running around on the paved pathways in their outdoor classroom, where younger...

Carolinas — Learning about hurricanes

Our instructional team in the Carolinas wanted to share the following  ideas on hurricane-based lessons with schools in south-eastern states. We are at the peak of hurricane season. Students have natural curiosity surrounding this weather phenomena and hurricanes can...

National Geographic Explorer Magazine

To help teachers across the country #SaveScience by giving their students more outdoor experiential science instruction, we collaborated with National Geographic Explorer magazine on plans for the root viewers we build in our Outdoor Learning Labs, as well as one of...
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Out Teach, formerly REAL School Gardens, provides professional development for elementary school teachers. Out Teach prepares them to use school gardens, outdoor classrooms, and green schoolyards to improve instruction through three-dimensional project-based learning, and outdoor experiential inquiry-based education. Professional learning with Out Teach improves hands-on science and STEM education through instructional coaching and digital education resources and improves 21st Century skills.