Green schoolyards as havens from stress and resources for resilience in childhood and adolescence.

@article{Chawla2014GreenSA,
  title={Green schoolyards as havens from stress and resources for resilience in childhood and adolescence.},
  author={Louise Chawla and Kelly Keena and Ill{\`e}ne Pevec and Emily Stanley},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2014},
  volume={28},
  pages={1-13}
}
This paper investigates how green schoolyards can reduce stress and promote protective factors for resilience in students. It documents student responses to green schoolyards in Maryland and Colorado in the United States under three conditions: young elementary school children׳s play in wooded areas during recess; older elementary school children׳s use of a naturalized habitat for science and writing lessons; and high school students׳ involvement in gardening. Drawing on ethnographic… CONTINUE READING
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