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As summer winds to a close, the long days of playing, running, swimming and biking cease and are replaced by hours of sitting at a desk, eyes ahead. For some children this is problematic, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is common among children of school age....

source: By Denise A. Valenti
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For many children, even young ones, school has become more of a training ground for the tests used to measure the efficacy of their teachers and schools than a place to learn about the world. As pressure to focus on academics pushes...

source: KQED-TV

She's no Grinch about it, but Lynn Grewing is the principal who stole snow days. The early arrival of wintry weather in the Midwest recently gave Grewing an opening to test out a virtual class day at St. Cloud Cathedral high school in central Minnesota, having students whip...

source: The Associated Press via The Huffington Post

Oak trees in the Cuyamaca Mountains are dying, and sixth graders at a popular nature camp in the area are helping research the problem. For 68 years, the San Diego County Office of Education-run school has provided nature lessons to students from throughout the county. About...

source: U-T San Diego

Applications are being accepted until Jan. 28 for 2015 field courses and the Global Field Program master's degree, which offer groundbreaking courses in 13 countries throughout Africa, Asia, Australia and the Americas. Earth Expeditions...

source: Miami University

A scary thought hit me while eating breakfast the other day: We're slowly killing the future of innovation, Nate Hanson writes. Let me explain. Consider the iPad — The iPad was invented and built by grown-ups who had to play outside when they were kids. Fast forward...

source: The Huffington Post

Why free play is key to young athletes' success Are 'playdates' ruining child's play? Children 'prefer to play outdoors than watch TV' Oregon schoolkids need more than 3 days of outdoor school The Inaugural Legacy Awards: Honoring 3 inspiring young women Full moon walks:...

source: Children & Nature Network


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