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ERIC Number: EJ670184
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-1522-9734
Bonding with the Natural World: The Roots of Environmental Awareness.
Chawla, Louise
NAMTA Journal, v28 n1 p133-54 Win 2003
Combines insights from ecological research and Montessori theory and practice to portray the unfolding of childhood in natural places. Suggests that children's manipulation of the landscape results in optimal creative involvement. Maintains that the act of finding favorite places in all weather, combined with a positive role model, leads to lifelong appreciation, concern, and activism for the natural world. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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