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  1. Place- and Community-Based Education in Schools

    By Gregory A. Smith, David Sobel

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    Place- and community-based education – an approach to teaching and learning that starts with the local – addresses two critical gaps in the experience of many children now growing up in the United States: contact with the natural world and contact with community. It offers a way to extend...

    Published February 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  2. Place-Based Education in the Global Age

    Local Diversity

    Edited by David A. Gruenewald, Gregory A. Smith

    "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.... It is the...

    Published August 13th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Public Schools That Work

    Creating Community

    Edited by Gregory A. Smith

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Public Schools That Work addresses the efforts of teachers, administrators and parents to develop alternative educational models capable of overcoming the alienation and intellectual disengagement that have become so common in American schools. Educators working in some of the best alternative...

    Published December 6th 1993 by Routledge

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