Spotlight on Learning: A Focus on Nature

Children need time to play in order for their brains to develop to their full potential, but only 4.1% of states require recess today.  No wonder our kids can become restless, disinterested or come home drained…Remember when your mom used to say, “Go outside and play!”  It’s not the same world today, but there is an organization right here in Chapel Hill that provides a safe and engaging environment for kids:  Learning Outside. For middle and high school kids, it’s important to know that (according to Psychology Today) time in nature can help to alleviate symptoms of ADHD.  If...

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