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OLEs, although broad in scope, are identified in this project as physical outdoor classroom spaces. The benefits of these outdoor spaces include providing frequent access to nature for both educators and students and supporting existing educator pedagogy and curriculum by making the transition from indoor to outdoor learning more accessible.
Photo Credit: Case study: Linden Waldorf School - National covid-19 outdoor learning initiative. Green Schoolyards America. (n.d.). Retrieved April 17, 2022, from