Place-Based Education (Paperback)

Connecting Classrooms & Communities

By David Sobel

Orion Society, 9780913098547, 116pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2006

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Description

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.