At Dwight School Seoul
we believe in the importance of extending
opportunities for learning beyond the classroom.
Research has shown that learning in natural environments
and exploring nature
helps students develop social, motor and communication skills in a natural setting, as they
explore concepts and content related to their units of
inquiry in a play based approach.
the Waldkindergarten (Nature School)
philosophy that is widely popular in Europe.
Over the last 4 years of implementing this program into our
weekly schedule, we have noticed great improvements in
students' cognitive function, thinking skills, appreciation for nature, social skills, motor skills
communication skills and resilience.
For both teachers and students, going on Nature Education is the highlight of our week.