Outdoor Circle Garden Classrooms on Elementary School Playground.
Exercising eye contact, restorative conversation and empathy.
The Circle forms a container that can safely “hold” conflicting viewpoints and diverse perspectives safely.
Circles create a quality of engagement with one another that is respectful, non-judgmental, and appreciative which supports a trusting environment where creativity, insight and growth in the collective group wisdom flourishes.
Early Childhood Education Students (Algonquin College) Naturalizing the Elementary School Playground:
Planting the Circle Classroomon with common and native perennials.