Students more engaged and attentive following outdoor lesson in nature

A study recently published in open-access journal Frontiers in Psychology has found that 9-10 year-old children are significantly more attentive and engaged with their schoolwork following an outdoor lesson in nature. Strikingly, this "nature effect" allowed teachers to teach uninterrupted for almost twice as long during a subsequent indoor lesson. The results suggest that outdoor lessons may be an inexpensive and convenient way to improve student engagement - a major factor in academic achievement.

Students more engaged and attentive following outdoor lesson in nature

A study recently published in open-access journal Frontiers in Psychology has found that 9-10 year-old children are significantly more attentive and engaged with their schoolwork following an ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

Students more engaged and attentive following outdoor lesson in nature, Thu 11 Jan 18 from Eurekalert

Lessons in nature boost classroom engagement afterward, researchers report

Third-graders who spend a class session in a natural outdoor setting are more engaged and less distracted in their regular classroom afterward than when they remain indoors, scientists found ...

Wed 17 Jan 18 from Eurekalert

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