Connections: Nature Deficit Disorder
Are American children suffering from Nature Deficit Disorder? That term has gained currency over the past decade, and a number of local parents and professionals feel it's on the mark. So what is it? Broadly speaking, it's a deficit from interaction with the outside world.
Our guests go beyond that simple definition to discuss how education plays a role. In studio:
- Lindsay Cray, CEO of Earthworks Institute
- Evan Lowenstein, communications and special events/projects coordinator for the City of Rochester Public Market
- Amy Jeary, director and teacher at Wren's Nest Waldorf Preschool
- Jen Green, Ph.D. student in teaching and curriculum at the University of Rochester