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JMU graduate student thinks outside the box for preschool education


 
Outdoor preschool
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SUMMARY: A preschool program like no other in the area uses the outdoors as a classroom, teaching children about nature and also about skills they will use the rest of their lives.


Stevie Lee, a sports and recreation leadership graduate student, created an outdoor preschool program in Harrisonburg. After years of research, Lee developed a program to encourage children to explore nature in ways they otherwise may not get to experience. The successful summer pilot program will become a full-year program next fall.  Read more.

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Published: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Last Updated: Thursday, January 17, 2019

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