Contents: G.E. Hein, Foreword. Preface. I. Pumpian, S. Wachowiak, D. Fisher, School in the Park-A Unique Learning Experience for Children and Teachers. I. Pumpian, M. Grant, S. Wachowiak, Perspectives on Learning- Creating Optimal Conditions for Learning. D. Lapp, J. Flood, Talking in Museums: When Vices Turn Into Virtues, Exploring Oral Language Development. N. Frey, Reading in the Park. L. Fearn, N. Farnan, An Authentic Context for Writing to Learn and Teaching Writing Intentionally. N.L. McDonald, Arts as a Centerpiece for Integrated Learning. K. Masarik, Where Is the Mathematics? Everywhere! D. Ross, The Opportunity to Learn Science Like Scientists: Museums Are a Good Idea. E.M. Schell, Engaging Students in Social Studies Through Exploration, Documentation, and Analysis: Museums and Field Studies Can Bring Social Studies to Life.