Thought Leadership

Outdoor Learning

Outdoor Learning


The great outdoors may very well be the greatest classroom ever devised. Whether unstructured romping on a playground or serious lessons rooted in streams, woodlands or the sky, learning outdoors is something we believe needs to be a part of every curriculum.

The Value of Outdoor Learning


Our Outdoor Learning Thought Leader, Ed Melvin’s, favorite place has always been the forest and his pastime drawing, so when he discovered he’d be able to spend his career combining the two and contribute to the built environment in a positive way, he knew he must follow this. And now, more than 20 years later, he’s still doing just that: playing in and being inspired by nature and – hopefully – moving others to do the same.

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