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050 00 LB3325.C5|bT49 2014
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245 00 Thinking critically about environments for young children
:|bbridging theory and practice /|cedited by Lisa P. Kuh.
264 1 New York :|bTeachers College, Columbia University,|c
264 4 |c©2014
300 viii, 207 pages :|billustrations ;|c23 cm.
490 1 Early childhood education series
504 Includes bibliographical references and index.
505 0 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.
520 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.
650 0 Classroom environment.
650 0 Outdoor recreation for children.
650 0 Virtual reality in early childhood education.
650 0 Early childhood education|xEnvironmental aspects.
700 1 Kuh, Lisa Porter.
830 0 Early childhood education series (Teachers College Press)