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Place-based education : connecting classrooms and communities / David Sobel.

Sobel, David, 1949- (author.). Orion Society, (publisher.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Nature literacy series.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hartford City PL - Hartford City 371.384 S (Text) 76051000177733 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781935713050
  • ISBN: 1935713051
  • Physical Description: 147 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Great Barrington, Massachusetts. : Orion, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"© 2004, 2005 The Orion Society."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 132-140).
Formatted Contents Note:
Something's happening here -- Distance from beauty -- Reconceptualizing environmental education -- Out behind Taco Bell -- New directions in school reform -- What research says: how place-based education increases academic achievement -- Building a tree-legged stool of academic achievement, social capital, and environmental quality -- Sowing seeds -- Creating place-based schools: core strategies -- Classroom walls opening wide -- Notes from the field.
Summary, etc.:
The author details and celebrates an approach to teaching that emphasizes connections among school, community, and environment.
Subject: Place-based education.
Outdoor education.
Environmental education.
Environmental sciences > Study and teaching.
Nature study.
Human ecology > Study and teaching.

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