January 31, 2014

“Planting Seeds of Hope” Event – April 17, 2014

This event will feature guest speakers: Deborah Perryman – “Misunderstood Critters” Brigid Trimble – “Moving Youth to Action” Susan VonderHaar – “Empowering Children to be Stewards […]
January 20, 2014

Keys to Understanding State Level School Policies Webinar

WEBINAR: Keys to Understanding State Level School Health Policies on January 30, 1-2 pm EDT   As leaders across the country seek to improve student health, there […]
January 15, 2014

Nature Explore Workshops Coming to Columbus, Ohio in April

Indianola Children’s Center (ICC) is pleased to be hosting the following workshops in Columbus, OH on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Using Your Outdoor Classroom 9AM-12PM Experience […]
October 1, 2013

Ohio legislation pending to make it easier for communities to access public school open spaces, tracks, etc.

Safe Places to Get Exercise  Aren’t Always Available in Every  Community–But They Could Be! We all need physical activity to be healthy. In fact, research shows […]
August 19, 2013

Annual Ohio Conference 101 Alternatives to the Chalkboard”

I hope you can join us at Camp Kern for the 38th annual 101 Alternatives to the Chalkboard” educators’ conference on the first weekend of October(October 4, […]
June 25, 2013

Columbus doc James MacDonald, M.D. blogs about children and outdoor play

As a pediatric sports medicine specialist, I typically spend my days ministering to the maladies of the active child or adolescent; but as a public health […]
June 13, 2013

Webinar: Is your school ready for recess?

This is part one of a two-part Web Forum series designed to promote more physically active recess in schools. Click here for part 2. Part one […]
December 5, 2012

Amazing! See terrible and wonderful play spaces for children. If you don’t have much time, skip to the tab called “Places of Woe and Places of Possibility.” PLACES for PLAY PLAYLINK and the Free […]
October 11, 2012

News from National C&NN Teachers Network led by Ohioan Herb Broda

Children & Nature Network News & Commentary News & Resources  Quarterly Updates from the Natural Teachers Network Share and learn from other “Natural Teachers” by joining […]