Adventure education has long been recognized as an effective way to engage students in learning outside of the traditional classroom setting. However, as educators, we must recognize that adventure education is not just about outdoor activities but also about building connections between students, teachers, and the natural world. This presentation will explore the importance of connections in adventure education and how it can benefit elementary school students.
During this session, we will discuss how adventure education can be used to promote the development of meaningful relationships between students and teachers, as well as between students themselves. We will also explore how connections with nature can foster a greater sense of stewardship and environmental responsibility among students.
Participants will learn practical strategies for building connections in adventure education, including techniques for facilitating team building and communication, as well as methods for encouraging reflection and personal growth. Additionally, we will examine how to adapt adventure education activities to meet the unique needs of elementary school students.
Overall, this session aims to highlight the importance of building connections in adventure education and demonstrate how it can positively impact the social, emotional, and cognitive development of elementary school students.
Hong Kong 2023
Job Role Applicability:
- Health Teachers
- Outdoor Education Specialists
- Adventure Learning
- Health & Wellness
- Physical Literacy
- Positive Education
- Lower Elementary [Age 4 - 6]
- Upper Elementary [Age 8 - 10]
- Middle School [Age 11 - 13]
- High School [Age 14 - 17]