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Place- and community-based education in schools

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Sociocultural, political, and historical studies in education, Routledge, New York, p.167 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LC239 .S64 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8531005

Keywords:

Community and school--United States, Place-based education--United States

Abstract:

Contents: Young achievers science and mathematics pilot school -- Place- and community-based education : definitions and antecedents -- Why worry about the local in the era of No Child Left Behind? a rationale for place- and community-based education -- Place- and community-based education in practice : starting with local knowledge and issues -- Place- and community-based education in practice : starting with the traditional disciplines -- Impact on academic achievement -- Striving for more than test scores -- Collaborating with community partners / by Delia Clark -- Leaders as gardeners : creating space for place- and community-based education -- No school is an island-- except on the coast of Maine -- Changing schools to embrace the local.