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Herb Broda

Herb Broda is an emeritus professor of education at Ashland University. His books, Schoolyard-Enhanced Learning and Moving the Classroom Outdoors, reflect Herb's passion for helping teachers see ways to use the schoolyard as a teaching tool. He is very concerned about the shrinking amount of time that children (and adults!) are spending outdoors as the ever-present glow of video screens coaxes us to stay inside. Herb's idea of a perfect day is sharing nature with his family.


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Even short doses of outdoor time can provide benefits
Published: March 27, 2017

Columnist Herb Broda shares his view on drive-thrus and getting outside for exercise.

Winter offers up naked trees and maple syrup
Published: February 27, 2017

Columnist Herb Broda discusses maple syrup and observing trees in the winter months.

The winter silence can be calming
Published: January 23, 2017

Columnist Herb Broda discusses quiet time spent outside in the winter.

The winter silence can be calming
Published: January 20, 2017

Columnist Herb Broda discusses quiet time spent outside in the winter.

Winter is no reason to stay indoors
Published: December 23, 2016

Columnist Herb Broda discusses outdoor activities that are available in the winter.

Outdoor gifts send a message you value outdoor experiences
Published: November 21, 2016

Columnist Herb Broda discusses various items to get children for outdoor activities.

The top five aerobically fit countries might surprise you
Published: October 25, 2016

Columnist Herb Broda discusses possible problems with not going outside and pumpkins in October.

Goldenrod is a dazzling introduction to autumn
Published: September 26, 2016

Columnist Herb Broda discusses goldenrod and some natural playgrounds.

Unstructured outdoor play relieves stress
Published: August 22, 2016

Columnist Herb Broda discusses the various reasons to provide children with unstructured outdoor play.

Mothing is a great summer activity for families
Published: July 26, 2016

Columnist Herb Broda discusses how to observe moths, be a citizen scientist and National Moth Week.

Busyness has become the norm
Published: June 24, 2016

Columnist Herb Broda talks about some local areas that provide outdoor fun for families and the benefits of being outside in nature.



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