Outdoor Focus

Outdoor Learning at Morey Montessori

Children’s social, psychological, academic and physical health is positively impacted when they have daily contact with nature. Education research1 shows that when the natural and cultural environment is a focus for experiential learning in school, wonderful things happen.

  • Better scores on standardized tests.
  • Increased enthusiasm for learning
  • Greater pride in accomplishments.
  • Fewer discipline problems.
  • Better attendance.
1 Closing the Achievement Gap 1998, G. Lieberman and L. Hoody