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Title Thinking critically about environments for young children : bridging theory and practice / edited by Lisa P. Kuh.
Pub Info New York : Teachers College, Columbia University, [2014]
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J PARENT TEACHER 372.21 Thi     AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 207 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
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Series Early childhood education series
Early childhood education series (Teachers College Press)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Thinking critically about environments / Lisa P. Kuh -- The prepared environment : aesthetic legacies of Dewey, Montessori, and Reggio Emilia / Lisa P. Kuh & Melissa Rivard -- If the environment is the third teacher, what is it teaching us? / Patricia Tarr -- No bad weather, only bad clothing : lessons on resiliency from Nordic early childhood programs / Megina Baker & Judith Ross-Bernstein -- Take it outside : rethinking and reclaiming outdoor play / Lisa P. Kuh, Iris Chin Ponte, Clement Chau. & Deborah Valentine -- The school garden : fertile ground for learning / Carley Fisher-Maltese -- Bridging theory and practice to support child-directed play in the classroom environment and beyond / Anna Housley Juster & Morgan Leichter Saxby -- Connected learning environments : bridging informal and formal environments to support early science learning / Tiffany R. Lee & Leah A. Bricker -- Museum spaces as a provocation for learning / Angela Eckhoff -- Think before you immerse : a framework for examining virtual environments for children / Laura Beals -- Preparing environments for adult learning / Lisa P. Kuh.
Summary Organized into three parts, this text addresses: aesthetics, politics, and space configurations in school environments for young children; outdoor spaces, beginning with intentionally designed playscapes, children's gardens, and spontaneous improvisational play venues; the role of environments outside school, including informal learning environments that promote science knowledge, museum spaces, and virtual environments.
Subject Classroom environment.
Outdoor recreation for children.
Virtual reality in early childhood education.
Early childhood education -- Environmental aspects.
Add Author Kuh, Lisa Porter.
ISBN 9780807755457 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0807755451 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
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