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Graduate Publications

Vol. 16, No. 2: Place-based Education

July 01, 2009

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Contents

Introduction: Place-based Education Providing Relevant and Real Learning Experiences
By Dean Peter W Cookson, Jr.
Place-based Experiences
By Nancy G. Nage

Interview
Alabama Silos
A Conversation with Jack Shelton

Essays
Place-based Education: Good for Students and Communities
Gregory A. Smith
Problem-solving with Local Communities: Using University-Community-School
Partnerships and Place-based Education to Help Revitalize Urban America

Ira Harkavy and Nicholas V. Long
Place-based Education: Grounding Culturally Responsive Teaching in Geographic Diversity
David A. Gruenewal
Beyond Academic Achievement
Julie Bartsch and David Sobel

Teacher Files
Place-based Learning: Listening to Place
Kim Stokely
Culture, Community and Place in Alaska Native Experience
Ray Barnhardt
Integrated Fine Arts Meets Place-based Education
Mira Reisburg
How Do I Get There from Denver: Examining Place-based Learning at the Logan School
Lisa Lusero

Reflections
When the Community Becomes a Place to Learn
Amy Berg
Building Bridges Through Service
Kathleen Claussen
A Forest by the Children, for the Children
Kirsten Cook
Not Just School Reform: Changing Schools, Raising Villages
Doris Terry Williams

Book Reviews
Time to Learn: How to Create High Schools that Serve All Students
by George H. Wood
Reviewed by Darcy Aubrey

A Reason to Teach: Creating Classrooms of Dignity and Hope
By James A. Beane
Reviewed by Susan Duncan

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