IN THE NEWS: Outdoor learning, challenges after jail and Florida’s social media ban for kids

In recent media appearances, Brock experts discussed outdoor learning, challenges people face after being released from Ontario jails, Florida’s social media ban for children and bamboo as a potential sustainable construction material.

The benefits of outdoor learning for young children: Professor of Educational Studies Debra Harwood spoke to TVO about the benefits of children learning outdoors and the forest school located at the Rosalind Blauer Centre for Child Care on Brock University’s main campus.

Were you set up for success after you were released from jail?: Assistant Professor of Sociology Samantha McAleese spoke to CBC Radio One about the challenges people face when they are released from jail in Ontario.

Florida moves to ban social media use for children under 14: Professor of Educational Studies Sandra Bosacki spoke to 900 CHML about a new law banning social media accounts for children under the age of 14.

Brock researcher says giant bamboo may be future of sustainable construction: Associate Professor of Engineering Amir Mofidi’s research on the potential use of  engineered bamboo in construction was featured in Canadian Architect.

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