The methodology of place – in between local tradition and the development of place in kindergartens for the future

KINDknow research area 7

The main objective of KINDknow research area 7 is to develop a place related methodology together with children and staff in kindergarten; in order to linking sustainable issues to children’s everyday practices in the environment, they are situated. This includes cultural heritage, Sami local tradition, nature, memory, materiality, time, weather conditions and outdoor locations. 

The purpose is to investigate the impact of place, in order to understand human-environment relations that also involve more-than-human actors.  

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