Carolinas Region

When We Support Teachers, Schools Thrive

Empower teachers to unlock student performance through engaging and effective experiential learning outdoors.

Grow Teachers, Grow Students

Our multi-year Professional Learning Program provides our proven one-on-one job-embedded coaching to six teachers per school per year, empowering them to lead students in engaging, hands-on lessons in any subject outdoors.

Why Outside?

You don’t need fancy equipment to implement an experiential learning program at your school. Effectively trained teachers can use simple outdoor features to create powerful and authentic learning experiences for all students.  Experiential learning outdoors is:

—  Immersive and engaging for all types of learners
—  Cross-curricular, allowing students to apply existing knowledge
—  Real, relevant and meaningful problem-solving
—  More collaborative than screen time.

DYNAMIC OUTDOOR LEARNING LABS

Out Teach works with corporate partners and foundations to engage their employees in a fun and satisfying day of community-service.

By partnering with the school community to design and build the outdoor classroom, and then spending years training the teachers to use the space for academics, Out Teach ensures that our learning gardens are well-used and well-maintained for years to come.

Building Dynamic Partnerships

 

Across districts, in schools, and outside in dynamic outdoor learning spaces, Out Teach delivers powerful, proven results. With strong corporate partnerships, the impact spreads far beyond the neighborhoods served by the schools.

 

 

 

Why Out Teach?

 

We build win-win partnerships
Your partnership with an Out Teach school is structured to align with your business, philanthropic, and community outreach objectives.

We make employee engagement easy
Multiple volunteer opportunities throughout the year get your employees involved with fun, hands-on events that make meaningful impacts on the students and schools.

You have immediate impact
Your company connects with local communities, elected officials, and neighborhood leaders, creating high-visibility media and community relations opportunities

You’re investing in tomorrow’s leaders
By supporting an initiative proven to improve student engagement and standardized test scores, you’re strengthening your local workforce with more students prepared to succeed in high school and beyond.


Let’s discuss what we can do for you and your team.

Contact:
Edna Chirico — echirico@out-teach.org – OR –
Alec Macaulay — amacaulay@out-teach.org 

 

 

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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.