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Place-based Learning: Community Mapping

Engaging Students With/in Place through Community Mapping By Susan Jagger University of Toronto This article was reprinted from Pathways – The Ontario Journal of Outdoor Education, Volume 26, Issue 3 ommunity mapping brings together local people as they celebrate local geography, ecosystems, and stories of place through created representations of their communities (Lydon, 2003; Perkins, […]

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Combining the Strengths of Adventure Learning and Place Based Education

Combining the Strengths of Adventure Learning and Place-based Education How re-conceptualizing the role of technology in place-based education enhances place responsive pedagogies through technology. by R. Justin Hougham, Karla C. Bradley Eitel and Brant G. Miller University of Idaho Technology in Place-based Environmental Education In the 21st century, students need to be able to communicate […]

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Sowing the Seeds of Community and Place-based Learning

Sowing the Seeds of Place and Community-based Learning by Becs Boyd Place and Community Based approach can be transformative for students and teachers, schools and communities. Making this approach work means taking a fresh look at the school community, the wider community and the environment, and working out how they can best support each other. […]

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Incorporating Traditional Ecological Knowledge into Geoscience Education

It Takes a Community to Raise a Scientist: A Case for Community-Inspired Research and Science Education in an Alaskan Native Community By Nievita Bueno Watts and Wendy F. Smythe The quote, “lt takes a village to raise a child,” is attributed to African tradition and carries over to Alaskan Native communities as well (Hall, 2000). […]

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Place-based Education

15 Ways to Know You’re Connected to a Place What Does “Connecting to a Place” Really Mean? By Cliff Knapp Environmental and place-based educators frequently refer to a goal they set for their students — connecting or reconnecting them to a place. What does this really mean? How will I know when my students are […]

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