Children urged to put away screens and play outside
Another great article about the value of playing outdoors! We at West Cliffe Montessori cannot get enough of the outdoors – whatever the weather!
Children are being urged to take back their “wild time”, swapping 30 minutes of screen use for outdoor activities.
Take a look at this video for more information on Project Wild Thing
Montessori pupils perform best in primary school tests
Children at Montessori primary schools perform better than those at traditional schools, RTL news reports after studying the results of nationwide tests. – See more at: http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2013/09/montessori_pupils_perform_best.php#sthash.TSGp9qNl.dpuf
No freedom to play or explore outside for children
Today’s children spend a fraction of their free time outdoors – what a pity, says Patrick Barkham