For TEDxRaleigh 2016 Dr. Nilda Cosco talks about the opportunities the childcare setting offers to provide children with the many benefits of a daily connection with nature.
POD South Carolina was launched in 2015 in partnership with the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control. Now in the second year, the original five demonstration sites in Florence, SC were expanded in 2016 to include five additional sites in Spartanburg County.
Nature Every Day! Creating naturalized spaces for all children
September 22-23, 2016
NC Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
Growing up in close contact with nature, in lush, ever-changing, enticing spaces that motivate exploration and discovery, is critical to the wellbeing of children and planet.
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Creating environments for healthy human development and a healthy biosphere for generations to come.
Increasing numbers of children are losing contact with the natural world. The purpose of the Natural Learning Initiative is to promote the importance of the natural environment in the daily experience of all children, through environmental design, action research, education, and dissemination of information.