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

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

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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Place Based Education

Giving the Gift of Place

In this episode Tom & Emily take you on a virtual field trip to Murie Ranch, in the Grand Teton National Park, to talk about place-based education with Christen Girard and Nate McClennen

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Schools Worth Visiting

For many years (at least until 2020), we visited about 100 innovative schools a year. It’s the most important form of professional learning we do for ourselves and for the educators that accompany us. It’s how we create and update a shared vision of powerful learning.  This page features some…

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Place Based Education

The Power of Place

“The Power of Place” describes how schools have adopted place-based programs as a way to better engage students and the idea of community as the classroom is more relevant today than ever before.

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