February 11, 2016
Anyone who has ever relaxed by a body of water or taken a hike in the woods knows the benefits of time outdoors; especially for children. New bodies of research back up what we all intuitively know: time outside is essential not only to relaxation and rejuvenation, but brain development.
It can be difficult to unplug our students and ourselves from day-to-day digital stimulus overload. Taking a chance to learn about your inner strengths requires unique challenges not suited to a classroom.
Sometimes you just need to LEAP.