Being in Nature Can Boost Kids’ Development, Learning

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[Source:  Psych Central]

Spending time in nature boosts children’s academic achievement and healthy development in a variety of ways, according to a new analysis published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology.

“It is time to take nature seriously as a resource for learning,” said lead author Dr. Ming Kuo, associate professor in the department of natural resources and environmental sciences at the University of Illinois. She added that the “trend of increasing indoor instruction in hopes of maximizing standardized test performance may be doing more harm than good.”

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