Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM EDT
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High Meadows School - Elementary Building 
1055 Willeo Road
Roswell, GA 30075

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Kate McElvaney 
High Meadows Center for Progressive Learning 

Book Club - Balanced and Barefoot 

Join our learning community for an a.m./p.m. conversation about topics relevant to education today. March's selection, Balanced and Barefoot, speaks to the value of outdoor play and unstructured time for movement and exploration. Read how psychological and physical health improves when children spend regular time outside and gain insight into strategies to get the play and movement children need. 

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The High Meadows Center for Progressive Learning is the connecting point between the global shifts in education, how communities are advocating for better learning models for their children, and the sought-after learning experience High Meadows offers its diverse student body. Our book clubs are designed as relationship-building experiences that bring people together in conversation about what's relevant in education today. Texts are carefully chosen to represent the best ideas in progressive learning. 

“Angela Hanscom explains—beautifully and convincingly—why unrestricted outdoor play is essential to children’s healthy sensory, motor, social, and intellectual development, and she shows how we can enable such play in today’s world. I recommend this book highly to all parents, educators, and pediatric health professionals, and to anyone involved in making decisions that affect children’s lives.”

—Peter Gray, research professor of psychology at Boston College, and author of Free to Learn

More Information

Light refreshments will be provided. Please dress comfortably. We will meet in the Elementary building at High Meadows, the green-trimmed building above the lower parking lot. 

Please be aware that we have a morning conversation from 9:00 to 10:30 and an evening conversation from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Please attend the session for which you register. 

Childcare is provided at the evening conversations for currently-enrolled High Meadows students for a fee of $10 per child. Please click here to register for childcare.