Space for play : the dilemma of radical outdoor education

  title={Space for play : the dilemma of radical outdoor education},
  author={{\'O}lafur P{\'a}ll J{\'o}nsson},
Learning takes place through experiencing something new and connecting it to previous experience. John Dewey thought of such continuity as a precondition for learning, arguing that in order for new experience to be educationally significant, or educationally positive, it would need to have certain continuity with previous experience. I refer to this generic idea as the continuity thesis. I use the phrase radical outdoor education to refer to educational practices that are designed to make a… CONTINUE READING