Place-based curriculum and instruction outdoor and environmental education approaches by Janice L. Woodhouse

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Published by Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, Appalachia Educational Laboratory in [Charleston, WV .

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  • Experiential learning -- United States.,
  • Environmental education -- United States.

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Other titlesPlace based curriculum and instruction., Outdoor and environmental education approaches.
StatementJanice L. Woodhouse and Clifford E. Knapp.
SeriesERIC digest -- EDO-RC-00-6., ERIC digest (Las Cruces, N.M.) -- EDO-RC-00-6.
ContributionsKnapp, Clifford., ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools.
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Pagination1 sheet.
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Open LibraryOL17721831M

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Practical, classroom-based curricular examples illustrate how teachers can engage the local and still be accountable to the existing demands of federal, state, and district mandates.

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Place-Based Curriculum and Instruction: Outdoor and File Size: 32KB. Place-based education is a relatively new term, but progressive educators have promoted the concept for over years.

Place-based education usually includes conventional outdoor education and experiential methodologies as advocated by John Dewey to help students connect with their particular corner of the world.

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According to David Hutchinson, “Place-Based education is a philosophical orientation to teaching and learning that emphasizes the study of geographic context, particularly the local community, as a focus of elementary, secondary and higher education” (Hutchinson,p. This book identifies six defining principles of place-based education.

Namely, it. Embeds learning everywhere and views the community as a classroom. Is centered on individual learners. Is inquiry based to help students develop an understanding of their place in the world. Incorporates local and global thinking and investigations. Place-Based education is not a new idea.

Its roots can be traced back to antiquity and to the Greek philosopher Aristotle’s (– bc) notion of. topos— i.e. (Greek “place”; pl. topoi). Topos. is the root of the English word. topology, “the study of a given place.” Place-Based education was practiced widely during the 19th century.

Place Based Education. Place-Based Education (PBE) is anytime, anywhere learning that leverages the power of place, and not just the power of technology, to personalize 've recently released a new book, The Power of Place: Authentic Learning Through Place-Based Education, which focuses on how PBE is an immersive learning experience that “places students in local heritage, cultures.

Place-based education uses local cultures, heritage, landscapes, opportunities, and experiences to create a curriculum in which literacy, mathematics, social studies, science, and arts learning occur in. Description. Place-based education for K teachers has been defined, described and researched in recent years.

While the definitions are clear and the descriptions and depictions are both inspiring and promising, much work still needs to be done to determine how to prepare teachers for this kind of teaching practice.

Place-based Curriculum Design Exceeding Standards through Local Investigations Amy B. Demarest This book gives pre-service and practicing teachers both the rationale and tools to create and integrate meaningful, place-based learning experiences for students.

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—Caroline Brehman/Congressional Quarterly via X. Build your Place-Based Education Community. Community is what place-based education is all about. Not only can it become the basis for student inquiry and real-world problem solving, but it can also become the backbone that keeps you motivated, pushes you in taking the next step and celebrates all of the hard work you’re putting in for your students, your school and, of course, your.

Place-based curriculum and instruction: outdoor and environmental education approaches / Janice L. Woodhouse and Clifford E. Knapp. Curriculum and Instruction (MEd) The Master of Education (MEd) in Curriculum and Instruction is designed to prepare teachers and graduates with instructional leadership skills.

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Practical, classroom-based curricular examples illustrate how teachers can engage the local and still be accountable to the existing demands of federal, state, and district by:   Anderson is a veteran teacher and coordinator of fieldwork and place-based education at Cottonwood School of Civics and Science, a K–8 public charter school in Portland, Oregon.

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We have created a curriculum. Place-based education is an approach to curriculum development and instruction that directs students’ attention to local culture, phenomena, and issues as the basis for at least some of the learning they encounter in school.

It is also referred to as place- and community-based education or place-conscious learning. In addition to preparing students academically, teachers who adopt this Cited by: Get this from a library.

Place-based curriculum and instruction: outdoor and environmental education approaches. [Janice L Woodhouse; Clifford E Knapp; ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education. This article explores how children can learn about environmental sciences through place-based education and children’s literature.

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The Place-Based Education Evaluation Collaborative (PEEC) has spent the last 15 years partnering with hundreds of schools—both urban and rural—to prove the benefits of PBE for children.

Its studies are based on hundreds of interviews and thousands of surveys with students and educators across 12 states. In his book The School and Society, educational philosopher John Dewey argued that the development of curricula should be based on students' own interests (Dewey, ).

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