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Cultivating outdoor classrooms : designing and implementing child-centered learning environments  Cover Image Book Book

Cultivating outdoor classrooms : designing and implementing child-centered learning environments / Eric Nelson.

Nelson, Eric M. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781605540252 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1605540250 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 203 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, 2012.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction. The role of the outdoor classroom -- Children and the outdoors -- Working with children in the outdoor classroom -- Getting buy-in from stakeholders -- Getting started -- Evaluating the outdoor classroom -- Program and implementation strategies -- Appendix A: Outdoor classroom staff perception survey -- Appendix B: The outdoor classroom project -- Appendix C: Resources for early childhood educators -- Appendix D: Reading opportunities for children -- Appendix E: Yard design errors -- Appendix F: Sample of ideal scene.
Summary, etc.:
"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, Cultivating Outdoor Classrooms provides support as you design and implement outdoor learning environments"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Outdoor education.
Outdoor education > Study and teaching.
Experiential learning.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Wolcott Public Library.


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Wolcott Public Library 371.384 NELS EARLY CHILDHOOD LIBRARY (Text) 34031131169240 Parent Shelf Available -

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