TG Escapes Blog – Education

The latest articles from the TG Escapes team. Read on to keep up to date on the latest innovations and stories in the world of modular eco building for education.

Exploring the Eco Schools Show

 The sun has come out for us at the Eco Schools Show in Sheffield today. We're here at stand 19 promoting our eco classrooms and this morning we gave a workshop on Outdoor Learning and Environmental Citizenship. Throughout the day we've been exploring the rest of the...

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Here at the Eco Schools Show 2012

Here we are at the Eco Schools Show 2012. We enjoyed our workshop this morning on Outdoor Learning & Environmental Citizenship. There were some very bright children there and they could all recognise Daleks and Magpies. We talked about Nature Deficit Dissorder and...

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Eco Schools Show 26th June 2012

It's the Eco Schools show today and we will be holding our workshop on Nature Defecit disorder and Environmental Citizenship at 10am. Come along if you are going to be there. You can also find us on Stand 19. We have made a video called Inspiring Environmental...

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Eco Schools Show 2012

UPDATE 25th June 2012 We are off to the Eco-Schools show today to set up for our workshop tomorrow. We will be talking about how Outdoor Learning can inspire Environmental Citizenship. You can also find us on Stand 19 so come along for a chat. We have made a video,...

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Benefits of outdoor play

There are many benefits to outdoor play. According to research (Fjortoft 2004; Burdette and Whitaker 2005), children who play outdoors regularly: Become fitter and leaner Develop stronger immune systems Have more active imaginations Have lower stress levels Play more...

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Dickleburgh children inspired by nature

We asked Dickleburgh Pre-School Chairman Molly Ball about the benefit of their new space to the children. We recently completed an extension for her school which we had originally designed a building for in April 2010.She told us of the impact on the children’s...

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Inspiring spaces for young children

There is a great deal of evidence that the more inspiring the learning space the better children will learn. We also know from our experience that an outdoor learning environment is inspiring to children and helps them re-connect with nature. We like big windows and...

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Kymbrook get inspired by the environment

Kymbrook is a school where they want children to seek inspiration from the environment. They told us that since building the new school hall the children are much more excited about outdoor play. The big windows let so much sunshine into the building and the natural...

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Children need to re-connect with nature

We haven’t seen the full documentary but this trailer is worth a look. ‘Play Again’ looks at how technology has changed childhood and the importance of re-connecting with nature. We believe that outdoor learning can help children and society to develop in a more...

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