farveh ghafouri
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OISE/University of Toronto
I am a fifth year full-time PhD student at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada. My research areas include early childhood education, nature and children, Environmental Education, play, literacy, consumer market, and mother research.
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My dream classroom ...

A friend of mine forwarded this photo to me and I quickly fell in love with the concept. I dream about having a classroom in the middle of a forest for children, with walls that could be moved, windows that could be opened or closed,  and roofs that allow the natural light in. Or is it again indoorizing children? A false assumption that they're outdoors, in nature while they're actually in a box? Or can we use the concept but allow a natural osmosis between indoor…


Posted on December 28, 2011 at 1:00pm

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At 7:35pm on December 8, 2011, Pablo Ramiro Peralta said…

Welcome to C&NN Connect. I hope you can share and learn from each other.Your page is interesting...keep in touch!!!!

At 1:42pm on December 4, 2011, Suz Lipman said…

Hi Farveh, Warm welcome to C&NN Connect. I'm the forum host. I'm glad you found us and hope you make yourself at home in discussions and groups. Your work sounds fascinating. Our Early Childhood Resources group and our Canada Children and Nature group will probably interest you, among others. I hope you'll share your activities, ideas and photos with us and find this a rich source of resources. For any questions about the network, see our FAQ page. Hope to see you here again soon.


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