Children, Youth and Environments
Vol. 22, No.1 (2012)
ISSN 1546-2250

Table of Contents

Address to the UN HABITAT and UNDP Youth 21 meeting. Nairobi, Kenya, March 15-18, 2012
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Thabo Mbeki, former President of the Republic of South Africa

Reconceptualizing School Design: Learning Environments for Children and Youth

Introduction

Reconceptualizing School Design: Learning Environments for Children and Youth
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Laura Healey Malinin and Rosie Parnell

Articles

The Role of Objective and Perceived School Building Quality in Student Academic Outcomes and Self-Perception
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Lorraine E. Maxwell and Suzanne L. Schechtman

Changing Spaces: Preparing Students and Teachers for a New Learning Environment
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Pamela Woolner, Jill Clark, Karen Laing, Ulrike Thomas and Lucy Tiplady

Realizing a Holistic Approach to Food through School Gardens and Growing Activities
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Mat Jones, Emma Weitkamp, Richard Kimberlee, Debra Salmon and Judy Orme

Blind Photographers: A Quest into the Spatial Experiences of Blind Children
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Jasmien Herssens and Ann Heylighen

An Emerging Framework for School Design Based on Children’s Voices
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Rokhshid Ghaziani

Children’s Movement in an Integrated Kindergarten Classroom: Design, Methods and Preliminary Findings
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Coralee McLaren, Susan Ruddick, Geoffrey Edwards, Karl Zabjek and Patricia McKeever

Exploring School and Classroom Environments in Irish Primary Schools
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Merike Darmody and Emer Smyth

School Design and Students’ Relationships with the Natural World
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Indira Dutt

How the School Built Environment Exacerbates Bullying and Peer Harassment
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Sheila M. Fram and Ellyn M. Dickmann

Reports from the Field

Designing Nature for Learning: School Gardens for Youth and Child Education
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Sarah A. Moore, Morgan Apicella, Sallie A. Marston and Moses Thompson

Green School Grounds: A Collaborative Development and Research Project in Malmö, Sweden
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Märit Jansson and Fredrika Mårtensson

German Forest Kindergartens: Healthy Childcare under the Leafy Canopy
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Silvia D. Schäffer and Thomas Kistemann

Quarry Schools: Building Community Classrooms in Stone Quarry Worker Settlementsin Navi Mumbai, India
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Bo Tang

Trash for Peace: Engaging Children, Youth and Community for a World without Waste
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Laura Kutner

Inclusive Education Environments from the Teachers’ Perspective: An Inquiry in a Turkish Primary School
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Selen Durak and Mualla Erkılıç

Book Reviews

Evidence-Based Design of Elementary and Secondary Schools: A Responsive Approach to Creating Learning Environments
Peter C. Lippman

Technological Nature: Adaptation and the Future of Human Life
Peter H. Kahn

Every Right for Every Child: Governance and Accountability
Enakshi Ganguly Thukral

Planting Seeds Practicing Mindfulness with Children
Nhát Hạnh Thích

Natural Playscapes: Creating Outdoor Play Environments for the Soul
Rusty Keeler

Roots and Research in Urban School Gardens
Veronica Gaylie

Film Reviews

Qaphela Wenza! Take Note and Act!
Jill Kruger, director

Other Films of Note

Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life
Stephen Kellert and Bill Finnegan

Also of Interest



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