24 min

Outdoor Classroom Supports Success at Gowan Science Academy with Principal Haines and Mrs. Osbourne The Love Your School Podcast

    • Education

In this episode we are talking with Mrs. Jamie Haines, Principal of Gowan Science Academy,  and Mrs. Osbourne, the Reading Specialist. Gowan Academy provides a challenging inquiry-based Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum to maximize individual potential and ensure students thrive in a global community. Gowan Science Academy is another recipient of the A for Arizona Expansion and Innovation Fund Grant. The financial support they received from this grant has allowed them to add an outdoor learning classroom/hub to provide students with opportunities to be creative and learn outdoors. What better time to incorporate an opportunity for fresh air than during a global pandemic?! Listen to this episode to learn more about this outdoor learning hub and all of it’s benefits!
 
Episode Highlights:
Research supporting outdoor learning Outdoor classroom/learning hub engaging students, increasing attendance, and decreasing behavioral issues  A for Arizona Expansion and Innovation Grant  Authentic engagement vs. compliance  
More on Guest: 
Check out the Gowan Science Academy at https://www.gowanscience.craneschools.org/ Learn more about A for Arizona at https://www.aforarizona.org/  
More on Love Your School/Links Mentioned in Episode:
Hello@loveyourschool.org @LoveYourSchoolAZ www.loveyourschool.org  

In this episode we are talking with Mrs. Jamie Haines, Principal of Gowan Science Academy,  and Mrs. Osbourne, the Reading Specialist. Gowan Academy provides a challenging inquiry-based Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum to maximize individual potential and ensure students thrive in a global community. Gowan Science Academy is another recipient of the A for Arizona Expansion and Innovation Fund Grant. The financial support they received from this grant has allowed them to add an outdoor learning classroom/hub to provide students with opportunities to be creative and learn outdoors. What better time to incorporate an opportunity for fresh air than during a global pandemic?! Listen to this episode to learn more about this outdoor learning hub and all of it’s benefits!
 
Episode Highlights:
Research supporting outdoor learning Outdoor classroom/learning hub engaging students, increasing attendance, and decreasing behavioral issues  A for Arizona Expansion and Innovation Grant  Authentic engagement vs. compliance  
More on Guest: 
Check out the Gowan Science Academy at https://www.gowanscience.craneschools.org/ Learn more about A for Arizona at https://www.aforarizona.org/  
More on Love Your School/Links Mentioned in Episode:
Hello@loveyourschool.org @LoveYourSchoolAZ www.loveyourschool.org  

24 min

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