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ERIC Number: EJ855824
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 5
ISSN: ISSN-0840-8114
Are Your Ears and Mind Open to Diversity?
Hand, Tammy
Pathways: The Ontario Journal of Outdoor Education, v20 n4 p22-24 Sum 2008
The G.W. Finlayson Field Centre is a day centre operated by the Peel District School Board. It is located just south of Orangeville on a beautiful piece of land with all the features that a good outdoor environmental education centre should have. The students who visit the Peel field centres come from varied cultural and religious backgrounds. As an outdoor educator the author thinks it is important to recognize, adapt and support the diversity of the students who visit their facilities. This article offers a briefly describes issues that outdoor educators at the G.W. Finlayson Field Centre have encountered, and strategies for successful adaptation.
Council of Outdoor Educators of Ontario. 1185 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M3C 3C6, Canada. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A