Covid-Friendly Outdoor Classroom Infrastructure & Design Webinar
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View documents and details on outdoor infrastructure at

* we had a Zoom recording mishap and failed to capture SGSO introductory content and Sharon’s introduction. The recorded archive picks up right as Sharon begins sharing content on outdoor classroom infrastructure and design. Learn more about the National Covid-19 Outdoor Learning Initiative, including an archived webinar and handouts at


Join Sharon Danks, a leader of the National COVID-19 Outdoor Learning Initiative (, author of Asphalt to Ecosystems, and founder of Green Schoolyards America, to learn about her work supporting the creation of outdoor classrooms for reopening schools.


During her presentation Sharon will:
– Share practical examples to repurpose outdoor school spaces for outdoor learning
– Demonstrate planning scenarios to support assessing your outdoor learning space options
– Share outdoor learning infrastructure planning resources
– Provide examples of COVID-safe outdoor seating and instruction set up
– Provide a brief overview of the National COVID-19 Outdoor Learning Initiative work and resources

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