Place Based Education

The Past, Present and Future of Place-Based Learning

By: Greg Smith. Place-based education has a long history in education, and this overview of PBE’s roots helps connect the future of place-based education to its rich past.

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Place Based Education

Resources and Quotes on the Power of Place

By: Jeffrey Partridge. A lot has been written about place-based education. Here, I compile some of my favorite resources and quotes on the subject from a wide range of literature applicable to a broad audience.

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Place Based Education

HigherEd Approaches to Empowering Students

By: Jeffrey Partridge. Often in higher ed, place-based pedagogy implementation is left to individual educators. However, here are several examples of colleges that make place-based education central to their identity, and an exploration of the benefits they have discovered from doing so.

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Place Based Education

Quick Start Guide to Place-Based Education

Our team has visited hundreds of schools. The best all had something in common: teachers created learning opportunities for students out in the "real world." In this publication, we explore how more teachers and schools can start doing the same.

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Place Based Education

Quick Start Guide to Place-Based Education

Our team has visited hundreds of schools. The best all had something in common: teachers created learning opportunities for students out in the "real world." In this publication, we explore how more teachers and schools can start doing the same.

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Place Based Education

Why Place-Based Education?

Over the past couple of years, along with the Teton Science Schools, we have been exploring place-based education and how it can help connect learners to their communities. We are continuing our exploration in 2019, but wanted to revisit what we’ve learned so far and resources we’ve created to help you get started.

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Future of Learning

Podcast: Giving the Gift of Place (Repost)

Today, the Getting Smart team is bringing you another throwback episode from the Getting Smart Podcast vault! And given that it’s the holiday season, it only makes sense to share an episode that’s all about giving the gift of place.

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Place Based Education

6 Phases of Professional, Place-Based Learning

By Nate McClennen - The transition to place-based education takes learning on the part of teachers, and thoughtful implementation on the part of leaders. Here are the six steps we use to make sure it's successful.

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Place Based Education

Is the “Place” in Place-Based Learning Enough?

Place-based learning should be a comprehensive framework and process with clear learning outcomes and curriculum goals to ensure a meaningful experience and support student growth outside the walls of the classroom.

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Place Based Education

Quick Start Guide to Place-Based Professional Learning

As educators begin to think about how the community can be a classroom for students, it is important for them to develop their own sense of place and long-term strategies to ensure effective implementation. This guide can help prepare teachers for Place-Based Education.

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