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.
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.
As part of a three-part series sharing information and experiences we've gathered from dozens of contributors around the power of Place-Based Education (PBE), this first publication provides an overview of PBE including definitions, benefits and examples.