Boston’s Newest Classrooms: Schoolyards

Boston’s Newest Classrooms: Schoolyards

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monkey-bar-smiles.jpgThe Boston Schoolyard Initiative started with parents and teachers clamoring for safe places where they could tell kids to “go outside and play.” As it has evolved, its new motto could be: “Go outside and learn.” The effort to renovate school sites has become a national model for addressing childhood obesity — with outdoor classrooms: mini wilderness zones, gardening areas, and other features teachers can use for everything from science lessons to writing projects. (The Christian Science Monitor)

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