Published February 20, 2004
by The Orion Society .
Written in English
|Contributions||James Tylor and The Center for Ecoliteracy (Illustrator)|
|The Physical Object|
He consults and speaks widely on child development and place-based education for schools, environmental organizations, and the National Park Services. He has authored seven books and more than sixty articles focused on children and nature for educators, parents, environmentalists and 5/5(11). Place-based education is something that is sorely lacking in today's environment of standardized testing and mandated curriculum, and is exactly the kind of thing that students need in order to feel connected to what they are learning. That said, I hated this book. I want to be clear, first of all, 4/5. 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 Price: $ "Without a doubt, Place-Based Education in the Global Age is an important and timely collection of work. Editors David A. Gruenewald and Gregory A. Smith do much to position the individual stories of learners and teachers that are found within this book at the forefront of Cited by:
Place-based Curriculum Design and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Cited by: This book identifies six defining principles of place-based education. Namely, it. Embeds learning everywhere and views the community as a classroom. Is centered on individual learners. Is inquiry based to help students develop an understanding of their place in the world. Incorporates local and global thinking and investigations. Place-Based Education About Place-Based Education: Connecting Classrooms and 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. The evidence for place-based educations ability to reach out to disaffected students should make this compulsory reading for anyone concerned with dropout rates. If you are a teacher you should also find the various examples contained in this book an easy source of inspiration for ways to get your own students involved in important local projects in their own area that will benefit them and the local 5/5(6).
Place-Based Education: Learning to Be Where We are. Gregory A. Smith. Phi Delta Kappan 8, Place-Based Education: Learning to Be Where We are Show all authors. Gregory A. Smith. Gregory A. Smith. See all articles by this author. Search Google Scholar for Cited by: Book Description. Place-based Curriculum Design provides pre-service and practicing teachers both the rationale and tools to create and integrate meaningful, place-based learning experiences for students. Practical, classroom-based curricular examples illustrate how teachers can engage the local and still be accountable to the existing demands of federal, state, and district mandates. Place-Based Education. Place-Based Education (PBE) is anytime, anywhere learning that leverages the power of place, and not just the power of technology, to personalize learning. PBE is an immersive learning experience that “places students in local heritage, cultures, landscapes, opportunities and . Place-Based Education in the Global Age: Local Diversity. "Polished, clear, insightful, and meaningful. This volume amounts to nothing less than a complete rethinking of what progressive education can be at its best and how education can be reconceptualized as one of the central practices of a genuinely democratic and sustainable society/5.