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International Journal of Early Childhood Environmental Education

ISSN 2331-0464 (online)
Volume 4, Number 1
Winter 2016

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial Note

Provocations for the "next big thing" in Early Childhood Education for Sustainability (ECEfS)

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A Nature-Based Social-Emotional Approach to Supporting Young Children's Holistic Development in Classrooms with and without Walls: The Social-Emotional and Environmental Education Development (SEED) Framework

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Play as Place: A Safe Space for Young Children to Learn about the World

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Defining Nature-Based Preschools

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Outdoor Explorations with Preschoolers: An Observational Study of Young Children's Developing Relationship with the Natural World

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"We Won't Hurt You Butterfly!" Second-Graders Become Environmental Stewards from Experiences in a School Garden

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Playing with Nature: Supporting Preschoolers' Creativity in Natural Outdoor Classrooms

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Information for Authors

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