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Caring Spaces, Learning Places (Children's Environments That Work)
by Jim Greenman
Children deserve to spend their days in well-designed environments that support their needs and stimulate their learning. Adults who spend their days teaching and caring for young children deserve environments that maximize their skills. Caring Spaces, Learning Places is a book of ideas, observations, problems, solutions, examples, resources, photographs, and poetry. Here ...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published June 30th 2005 by Exchange Pr
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Jan 04, 2012 Lisa M. Guerrero rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: educators, parents, interior designers, family friendly businesses
As someone who appreciates interior design and understands the importance and relevance of the finer details in creating inviting spaces, it was great to have my ideas and thoughts validated by reading Greenman (2007). I have always been naturally drawn to the types of environments that he describes in this book, and believe whole-heartedly that programs should be inspired by places where we most fully experience the world (p. 86): in parks, museums, travel opportunities and nature for example. ...more