ERIC Number: ED291748
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Play Spaces for Children: A New Beginnning. Improving Our Elementary School Playgrounds. Volume II.
Bruya, Lawrence D., Ed.
The articles in this book offer ideas that could be used to initiate a plan of action designed to change elementary school playgrounds. They provide a broad scope of information needed for adequately providing for the needs of children who play on school playgrounds. The following articles are presented: (1) "Child Development and Playgrounds" (J. Frost); (2) "Playground Design: A Scientific Approach" (L. Bowers); (3) "Playground Equipment: A Designer's Perspective" (J. Beckwith); (4) "Developing Responsibility of Children for Playground Safety" (P. Lowe); (5) "Teacher Commitment to Playground Safety" (L. Bruya); (6) "A System To Establish Playground Safety in the School" (E. Warrell); (7) "Project OLE': Outdoor Learning Environment for Children" (D. Sommerfeld and C. Dunn); (8)"Legeplads of Arhus: A 'Playspace' Concept from Denmark" (S. Green); (9) "New Concepts in Playstructures from the Commercial Sector" (J. Beckwith); and (10) "A System To Manage the Risk of Lawsuit" (L. Bruya and J. Beckwith). (JD)
Descriptors: Athletic Equipment, Design Requirements, Elementary Education, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Standards, Legal Responsibility, Outdoor Activities, Playground Activities, Playgrounds, School Safety
AAHPERD Publications, P.O. Box 704, Waldorf, MD 20601 ($12.95).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA. American Association for Leisure and Recreation.
Note: For Volume I, see SP 030 066.