Geographies of environmental learning: an exploration of children's use of school grounds

  title={Geographies of environmental learning: an exploration of children's use of school grounds},
  author={Paul Tranter and Karen Malone},
  journal={Children's Geographies},
  pages={131 - 155}
There has been limited recent geographic research on children's use of school grounds. This study explores the impact of school grounds on the play behaviours of children in primary schools. It examines the way in which some features of school grounds stimulate more of the type of play that is likely to produce environmental learning. The paper reports on research findings from two primary schools in Canberra, Australia. At each school, multiple research techniques were employed, including… 
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