ERIC Number: EJ415375
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
The Riskiness of the Playground.
Smith, Stephen J.
Journal of Educational Thought/Revue de la Pensee Educative, v24 n2 p71-87 Aug 1990
Describes playgrounds as places where children can take important, exploratory risks (i.e., actively respond to challenges and adventures) within a sheltered environment. Discusses the need for supervision and observation. Suggests ways to make children feel secure about the playground and the risks that can be taken there. (DMM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A