Saturday, 21 May 2016

Ontario study sends kindergartners into the forest to find out if nature helps them learn | Toronto Star

Ontario study sends kindergartners into the forest to find out if nature helps them learn | Toronto Star

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"While we intuitively know green space is good, it doesn’t get priority when push comes to shove in terms of time and money. Research is mounting that green space is not just an accessory. It’s actually a necessity, an important component of healthy living. But policy-makers always look for quantitative evidence to make those decisions. If they can point to a study that says it’s important then they’ll make it a priority."
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