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Cultivating Outdoor Classrooms : Designing and Implementing Child-Centered Learning Environments

ISBN: 9781605540252 | 1605540250
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Pub. Date: 5/8/2012

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There are many ways outdoor spaces can be transformed into fully functioning classrooms where children explore, experiment, and spend quality time in nature. Filled with both simple and large-scale ideas, this book supports early childhood educators and administrators as they design and implement outdoor learning environments. A child development professional specializing in building and playground design and renovation, Eric Nelson promotes the idea that everything done indoors can be done just as well--if not better--outdoors. Chapters examine the role of the outdoor classroom, working with children outdoors, getting support from stakeholders, getting started, evaluating the outdoor environment, program and implementation strategies, and more. Loaded with colorful photographs of creative and practical outdoor spaces, Cultivating Outdoor Classroomsinspires the transformation of outdoor spaces in any climate into safe and effective learning environments. Eric Nelsonis the founder and director of Child Care Planning Associates, the consulting and training division of the Child Educational Center, Caltech/JPL Community, which he established with his wife in 1979. Eric's consulting specialties include building and playground design and renovation, child care needs assessment and feasibility studies, development of employer-related child care, and staff training and development.


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