No Student Left Indoors: Creating a Field Guide to Your Schoolyard / Edition 2

No Student Left Indoors: Creating a Field Guide to Your Schoolyard / Edition 2

by Jane Kirkland
     
 

ISBN-10: 097097549X

ISBN-13: 9780970975492

Pub. Date: 10/31/2011

Publisher: Stillwater Publishing

The essential educator’s guide to helping students discover, observe, and record nature in their schoolyard—urban, suburban, or rural—this book outlines a class, grade, or school-wide project connecting history, language arts, art, and technology. This is a complete source for place, project, and standards-based nature studies conducted under

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The essential educator’s guide to helping students discover, observe, and record nature in their schoolyard—urban, suburban, or rural—this book outlines a class, grade, or school-wide project connecting history, language arts, art, and technology. This is a complete source for place, project, and standards-based nature studies conducted under current conditions of any schoolyard, with no need for a special outdoor classroom. Included are case studies, stories, instructions, and resources for getting kids into the outdoors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780970975492
Publisher:
Stillwater Publishing
Publication date:
10/31/2011
Edition description:
Second edition
Pages:
178
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Creating a Field Guide to Your Schoolyard Foreword,
Preface,
Acknowledgements,
Introduction,
Chapter One What is a Field Guide to Your Schoolyard?,
Chapter Two Planning and Launching a Field Guide Project,
Chapter Three Observing Nature and Collecting Data,
Chapter Four Creating Your Book,
Chapter Five Exercises, Lessons, and Forms,
Chapter Six Resources and Recommendations,
Appendix A: Jane Kirkland's Books, Assembly Programs, and Workshops,
Appendix B: Hands-on Science, New Friends Are Magnet School's Draw,
Appendix C: If You Find an Injured Animal,
Appendix D: Gardening to Attract Birds and Butterflies,
Appendix F: Native Plants in Elementary School Learning,
Appendix F: Park Forest Inquiry,
Index,

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