Place-based Education: Connecting Classrooms & Communities
Through academic research, practical examples, and step-by-step strategies drawn from classrooms throughout the United States, Sobel celebrates teachers who emphasize the connection of school, community, and environment. Place-Based Education uses the local community and environment as the starting place for curriculum learning, strengthening community bonds, appreciation for the natural world, and a commitment to citizen engagement.
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Review: Place-Based Education: Connecting Classrooms & Communities (Nature Literacy)User Review - Kristin Sinclair - Goodreads
Sobel does a good job of outlining the basic concepts and theories of place-based education, offering numerous examples both anecdotal and quantitative. I found his casual style of writing to be a bit ... Read full review
Review: Place-Based Education: Connecting Classrooms & Communities (Nature Literacy)User Review - Matthew - Goodreads
The bible on place-based education: short and accessible to everyone. More of a vision statement than a how-to, but lots of great ideas. Read full review