Lessons in green schoolyards benefit kindergarteners, especially girls open first of june Sept 26 grand opening at noon

Posted 9/10/20

Children walking outdoors

URBANA, Ill. – Amid one of the strangest back-to-school seasons in modern history, many teachers, parents, and caregivers are struggling to enrich their students’ experiences beyond screen-based learning. A new study from University of Illinois researchers suggests daily outdoor lessons in green spaces could boost self-regulation in young children, setting them up for greater academic and social-emotional success.

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