Thinking critically about environments for young children : bridging theory and practice / edited by Lisa P. Kuh
- New York : Teachers College, Columbia University, 
- Physical Description:
- viii, 207 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- Kuh, Lisa Porter
- Early childhood education series
- 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.
- 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.
- 9780807755457 (pbk. : alk. paper) and 0807755451 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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