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Place- and community-based education in schools / Gregory A. Smith, David Sobel.

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Author/Creator:
Smith, Gregory A., 1948-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2010
Imprint:
New York : Routledge, 2010.
Format:
  • Book
  • xv, 167 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [156]-160) and index.
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.
Contributor:
Sobel, David, 1949-
Series:
Sociocultural, political, and historical studies in education.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780415875196
0415875196
9780415875189
0415875188
9780203858530
0203858530

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