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I've been approached by outdoor enthusiasts for decades asking how the heck can I promote the use of technology in outdoor learning? After all, isn't a main reason to go outside to get away from technology?  Sometimes I respond by asking how the questioner gets to their outdoor learning destination.  In my graduate classes, I tell the students on the first day that anyone can get an "A" right now by 1) Handing over their cell phone and car keys, 2) removing any non-natural clothing, and 3) walking home right now.  My thoughts and intentions behind this are to help them recognize that we use a variety of technologies in our daily lives - why should we have to put it away to learn in an outdoor setting? (A key point is using it to learn - not distract or entertain.)