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“Providing early experiences in the outdoors is the most
important way educators can nurture concern for the
environment in children.”
Connecting Children’s Learning to the Natural World
Extend your classroom outdoors and you will quickly see how
nature enhances the learning process in all academic areas and
benefits all children’s growth, health, and development. Filled
with ideas to spark children’s learning, this book includes
countless nature-oriented indoor and outdoor classroom
practices, including ideas for sensory-integrated activities,
learning centers, field trips, nature hikes, obstacle courses, play
spaces in nature, songs and riddles, and more. Age focus: 3–6.
Softbound, 144 pgs.
“Sometimes doing the wrong thing for the right
reason is okay.”
Cautionary Tales for Early Childhood Education
Carol Garhart Mooney
Filled with thirty essays on topics that raise questions for
discussion—including issues on professionalism, health and safety,
curriculum, regulations, discipline, and caring communities—
Swinging Pendulums is a great tool for staff development or a
staff book club. Each essay will help you more thoroughly reflect
on the policies and teaching methods you use and consider the
reasons why some ideas may or may not work in your program.
Softbound, 176 pgs. Available October, 2011.
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