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Children and adults learn in completely different ways. Too often, however, children’s programs are developed from an adult’s perspective, rather than that of a child. The best children’s environmental education programs are designed with children’s abilities, developmental needs, interests, and learning styles in mind. Different programs should be created to appropriately meet the needs of different age groups and their respective cognitive development, attention spans, coordination abilities, interests, and ways of interacting with nature.
Curriculum planning; Ecology – Study and teaching; Environmental sciences – Study and teaching
Curriculum and Instruction | Educational Methods | Science and Mathematics Education
Age-Appropriate Programs: Best Practice: Effective programs are designed to match the developmental stages of the learner.
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