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ERIC Number: EJ174132
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978
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The American Playground Movement
Frost, Joe L.
Childhood Education, 54, 4, 176-82, Feb 78
Discusses four factors central to the American playground movement: backlash reaction to cognitive emphasis in early childhood education, influence of European play environments, increasing awareness of deficiencies in traditional American playgrounds, and accumulation of experience with new types of playgrounds. Cites research related to each of the four factors. (BR)
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