Ben Klasky, a fellow classmate of mine, is the CEO of IslandWood , this wonderful organization that brings city kids into the outdoors to expand the way they see the world. He recently did a TEDx talk, and no surprise, it’s amazing. He shares insights into why it is important to get kids in nature, his personal experiences with how kids transform, the concept of ” nature deficit disorder “, and their plan to co-opt technology to address the average 7 hours and 40 minutes of screen time our kids get daily (whoa)

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Why We Need To Get Our Kids Outdoors (TEDx video by Ben Klasky)

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