Current Research Initiatives
In 2013-2014 Dimensions Foundation began working with Dr. Samuel Dennis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on a post occupancy study of nature-based outdoor classrooms. In 2014-2015 work is expanding to include a more comprehensive post-occupancy study.
In 2014-2015 in ongoing work with the Boulder Journey School, Dimensions Foundation will continue to investigate the unique value of natural outdoor classrooms.
In 2014-2015 Dimensions Foundation and Cultivating the Early Years will investigate the use of technology as a tool to connect children with nature.
In 2014-2015 in collaboration with Child Educational Center and the Imagination Foundation, Dimensions Foundation will study how natural outdoor classrooms support children’s creativity and imagination.